In May 2012, in response to rising concerns about the impact of cyber-bullying on young people, the Minister responsible for the Law Commission, the Hon Judith Collins, asked the Law Commission to fast-track the part of the project dealing with...
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 is conducting a review of the Privacy Act 1993. In the course of this review it has studied the subject of information sharing by government agencies. It has been asked by the Minister to present its findings on this subject ahead...
A Conceptual Approach to Privacy (MP19) attempts to develop a possible approach to conceptualising privacy with a view to assisting Stage 1 of the Law Commission's review of privacy. The aim of the Paper is to establish a conceptual...
The Commission's Miscellaneous Paper, The Education and Training of Law Students and Lawyers (MP11)
The Commission's Miscellaneous Paper, Lawyers' Costs in Family Law Disputes (MP10).
The Commission's Miscellaneous Paper, Women’s Access to Legal Advice and Representation (MP9).
The Commission's Miscellaneous Paper, Women’s Access to Civil Legal Aid (MP8).
The Commission's Miscellaneous Paper, Women’s Access to Legal Information (MP4).
The Commission's Miscellaneous Paper, The Law of Parliamentary Privilege (MP5).
The Commission's Miscellaneous Paper, Information about Lawyer's Fees (MP3)