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This Paper, Reforms to the Sentencing and Parole Structure: Consultation Draft (PP0) – essentially an unpublished Preliminary Paper – was distributed to stakeholders in April 2006, to solicit their views on our proposed sentencing and...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, Acquittal Following Perversion of the Course of Justice: A Response to R v Moore (PP42)
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Battered Defendants: Victims of Domestic Violence Who Offend (PP41)
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Compensation for Wrongful Conviction or Prosecution (PP31).
The Commission's Miscellaneous Paper, Costs in Criminal Cases (MP12).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Evidence Law: Witness Anonymity (PP29).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Criminal Prosecution (PP28).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, The Prosecution of Offences (PP12).