The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Company Law (PP5).
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.
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The Commission's Preliminary Paper, "Unfair" Contracts (PP11) discusses the complex and controversial issue of "unfair", "unconscionable", or "oppressive" contracts, outlining the present state of the law as well as possibilities for...
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Repeal of the Contracts Enforcement Act 1956 (PP30)
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Shared Ownership of Land (PP35).
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 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...