This project examined and reviewed the law relating the apportionment of civil liability. The measure we proposed includes changes enacted for England and Wales in 1978 and first proposed for New Zealand in 1983. Our proposed statute will right serious injustices that under the existing law can arise where a single loss is caused or contributed to by more than one party.
Apportionment of Civil Liability (NZLC PP19, 1992)
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Apportionment of Civil Liability (NZLC PP19, 1992).
Apportionment of Civil Liability (NZLC R47, 1998)
The Commission's Report, Apportionment of Civil Liability (NZLC R47, 1998)
The Commission's recommendations have not been advanced by successive Governments.
There was no requirement for the Government to present a formal response to Commission reports before April 2009.