The Law Commision reviewed the need for clarifying or extending the power of the Family Court to require a person to whom Part I of the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988 applies to live in accordance with specified living arrangements (including in long stay residential care) and to impose other conditions relating to that person’s safety or welfare; and whether if Parts I or II of the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988 are to be amended.
Protections Some Disadvantaged People May Need (NZLC R80, 2002)
The Commission's Report, Protections Some Disadvantaged People May Need (NZLC R80, 2002).
The Commission’s recommendations were not advanced by successive Governments and the issue was overtaken by the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Amendment Act 2007.
There was no requirement for the Government to present a formal response to Commission reports before April 2009.