New Zealand Law Society

Navigation menu

News

27 February 2020

Sale of essential goods allowed (31 March 2020)

31 March 2020 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment says the Government has decided that the sale of essential goods such as heaters, whiteware and computers will be allowed.It says this is in recognition of the need for people to safely isolate, stay connected to one another and... More about Sale of essential goods allowed.

Public courthouse access limited (27 March 2020)

27 March 2020 District Courts and the High Court are now excluding from courthouses members of the public whose attendance is not required for the business of the court that day, Chief Justice Helen Winkelmann has announced.Dame Helen says this is to preserve public safety and give effect to... More about Public courthouse access limited.

Internal Affairs develops AML/CFT identity verification guidance (26 March 2020)

26 March 2020 The Department of Internal Affairs has published guidance for complying with AML/CFT verification requirements during COVID-19 Alert Levels.The guidance is for reporting entities under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML/CFT Act) during COVID-19 Alert Levels."While New Zealand is subject to COVID-19... More about Internal Affairs develops AML/CFT identity verification guidance.

Last updated on the 27th February 2020