As part of its sentencing and parole project, the Law Commission engaged corporate finance and economics experts Taylor Duignan Barry to undertake an analysis of current New Zealand sentencing practice. We wanted to assess the degree of variation...
The Law Commission publishes many different publications. Each type, such as reports, issues papers, and ministerial briefings, has its own series.
Each series has its own purpose. For example, issues papers identify law reform issues and call for submissions from the public. Reports are the final result of a project and contain recommendations for law reform. Use the search filters below to find particular publications.
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This Paper, Reforms to the Sentencing and Parole Structure: Consultation Draft (PP0) – essentially an unpublished Preliminary Paper – was distributed to stakeholders in April 2006, to solicit their views on our proposed sentencing and...
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Reforming Criminal Pre-Trial Processes (PP55).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Seeking Solutions: Options for Change to the New Zealand Court System (PP52) is the second discussion paper for the Structure of the Courts project. It is a detailed offering of alternatives for reform...
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Striking the balance, Your opportunity to have your say on the New Zealand Court System (PP51) is the first discussion paper for the Structure of the Courts project. It is a general raising of issues...
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Family Court Dispute Resolution (PP47).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Improving the Arbitration Act 1996 (PP46).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Subsidising Litigation (PP43).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Juries in Criminal Trials: Part Two (PP37).
The Commission's Miscellaneous Paper, Total Recall: The reliability of witness testimony (MP13).