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, 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, Life Insurance - A Discussion Paper (PP53) sets out New Zealand’s current system of life insurance regulation, as well as regulation in Australia, UK and other jurisdictions, and international...
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, 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 Preliminary Paper, The Future of the Joint Family Homes Act (PP44).
The Commission's Study Paper, Insolvency Law Reform: Promoting Trust and Confidence (SP11).