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14 March 2019

Landmark tort decision (26 September 2019)

26 September 2019 Auckland University Law Lecturer Nikki Chamberlain says that the recent decision Henderson v Walker [2019] 2184 is a landmark decision and a very important development in the tort law of public disclosure of private facts.It is the first case in New Zealand that has a finding... More about Landmark tort decision.

Committee recommends bill to support disabled persons in political life (26 September 2019)

26 September 2019 The Governance and Administration Committee has reported on the Election Access Fund Bill and recommends that it be passed with amendments. The bill seeks to establish a fund to facilitate the participation of disabled persons in political life.The Committee received and considered submissions from 90 interested... More about Committee recommends bill to support disabled persons in political life.

Judicial protocol (26 September 2019)

26 September 2019 The Heads of Bench and the President of the New Zealand Law Society have agreed on an informal process for dealing with concerns raised by members of the profession about conduct in court by judges.The process applies where a practitioner does not want to invoke the... More about Judicial protocol.

Last updated on the 14th March 2019