The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Legislation and its Interpretation: The Acts Interpretation Act 1924 and Related Legislation (PP1)
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The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Legislation and its Interpretation (PP8).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, The Treaty of Waitangi and Māori Fisheries – Mataitai Nga Tikanga Māori me te Tiriti o Waitangi (PP9).
The Commission's Report, A New Interpretation Act: To Avoid "Prolixity and Tautology" (R17).
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Criminal Evidence: Police Questioning (PP21).
The Commission's Report, Police Questioning (R31) proposes legislative reform of the present law: to give persons suspected of criminal offences precisely defined rights to be informed of their rights, especially to remain silent and to...
The Commission's Report, A New Zealand Guide to International Law and its Sources (R34).
The Commission's Miscellaneous Paper, Information about Lawyer's Fees (MP3)
The Commission's Miscellaneous Paper, Women’s Access to Civil Legal Aid (MP8).
The Commission's Miscellaneous Paper, Women’s Access to Legal Information (MP4).