The Law Commission published this Study Paper alongside our Issues Paper, Dividing Relationship Property – Time for Change? Te mātatoha rawa tokorau – Kua eke te wā?...
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.
Areas of law
The Commission's Study Paper, Treaty of Waitangi Claims: Addressing the Post-Settlement Phase: An Advisory Report for Te Puni Kokiri, the Office of Treaty Settlements and the Chief Judge of the Māori Land Court (SP13).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Some Problems in the Law of Trusts (PP48).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, The Future of the Joint Family Homes Act (PP44).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Shared Ownership of Land (PP35).
The Commission,s Miscellaneous Paper, The Taking into Account of Te Ao Māori in Relation to Reform of the Law of Succession (MP6)
The Commission's Miscellaneous Paper, Succession Law Wills Reforms (MP2).
The Commission's Miscellaneous Paper, What Should Happen to your Property when you Die? (MP1).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Succession Law: Testamentary Claims (PP24).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Tenure and Estates in Land (PP20).