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.
The Commision's Issues Paper, Reforming the Incorporated Societies Act 1908 (IP24).
The Incorporated Societies Act 1908 is uncomfortably old and has been little amended since its enactment. Yet the range of community...
The Commission's Issues Paper, Alcohol in Our Lives (IP15) reviews the regulatory framework relating to the sale and supply of liquor.
The Commission's Issues Paper, Private Schools and the Law (IP12) describes the private school sector in New Zealand and sets out the Law Commission’s preliminary views on the appropriate relationship between the state and private...
The Commission's Issues Paper, Towards a New Veterans’ Entitlements Scheme: Discussion paper on a Review of the War Pensions Act 1954 (IP7).
The Commissions Issues Paper, Review of the Civil List Act 1979 (IP8).
The Commission's Issues Paper, Presentation of New Zealand Statute Law (IP2), produced in conjunction with the Parliamentary Counsel Office, investigates and suggests methods of making New Zealand Statute Law more accessible