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...
The Commission's Study Paper, Privacy Concepts and Issues (SP19) is the outcome of stage 1 of the Law Commission’s Review of Privacy, and provides background for the later stages. It establishes a conceptual framework for the Review;...
The Commission's Study Paper, Intimate Covert Filming (SP15) responds to the government’s request for advice on any required law changes to deal with secret filming, recommends new criminal offences for making, distributing and...
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Protecting Personal Information From Disclosure (PP49).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Some Problems in the Law of Trusts (PP48).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Reforming the Rules of General Discovery (PP45).
The Commission's Study Paper, Insolvency Law Reform: Promoting Trust and Confidence (SP11).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Limitation of Civil Actions (PP39).
The Commission's Study Paper, Protecting Construction Conctractors (SP3).