The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Legislation and its Interpretation: The Acts Interpretation Act 1924 and Related Legislation (PP1)
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Areas of law
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Company Law (PP5).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Legislation and its Interpretation (PP8).
The Commission's Report, Company Law: Reform and Restatement (R9).
The Commission's Report, Intellectual Property: The Context for Reform (R13).
The Commission's Report, Company Law Reform: Transition and Revision (R16).
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...
The Commission's Report, A New Interpretation Act: To Avoid "Prolixity and Tautology" (R17).
The Commission's Report, The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods: New Zealand’s Proposed Acceptance (R23).
The Commission's Report, Contract Statutes Review (R25).