This project discusses nine current trust law problems and makes recommendations thereon. One proposal is to authorise trustees to delegate to agents their powers to administer the trust, including powers of investment and management, but excluding powers to appoint trustees or to decide how the capital or income of the trust is to be distributed.
Some Problems in the Law of Trusts (NZLC PP48, 2002)
The Commission's Preliminary Paper, Some Problems in the Law of Trusts (NZLC PP48, 2002).
Some Problems in the Law of Trusts (NZLC R79, 2002)
The Commission's Report, Some Problems in the Law of Trusts (NZLC R79, 2002).
In response to the Commission’s report, the Trustee Amendment Bill 2007 was introduced but the bill was eventually discharged.
There was no requirement for the Government to present a formal response to Commission reports before April 2009.