The Law Society recently filed submissions on:
- New Zealand’s 2013/14 Universal Periodic Review by the United Nations Human Rights Council;
- Government Communications Security Bureau and Related Legislation Amendment Bill;
- Telecommunications (Interception Capability and Security) Bill;
- Electronic Transactions (Contract Formation) Amendment Bill;
- Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993: Review Panel Discussion Document;
- Exposure Draft INS0122 – foreign tax credits;
- Exposure Draft INS0125 – shareholder decision-making rights;
- Financial Markets Conduct Bill – Supplementary Order Paper 220: letter to the Minister of Commerce;
- Real Estate Agents Act Consultation: NZICA Exemption Request;
- Import and Export of Gametes and Embryos: background paper for stakeholder discussion; and
- Exposure Draft ED0152, The Commissioner of Inland Revenue’s Search Powers.
The Law Society recently addressed the following select committees:
- The Law and Order Select Committee on 26 June, on the Telecommunications Interception Bill; and
- The Intelligence and Security Committee on 2 July, on the GCSB and Related Legislation Amendment Bill.
The submissions are available at lawsociety.org.nz/news-and-communications/law-reform-submissions
The Law Society is currently preparing submissions on numerous bills and government discussion documents. Members are welcome to contribute comments on these. For a full list of deadlines and details about how to participate, visit my.lawsociety.org.nz/law-reform/work-in-progress. For more information on NZLS law reform activities, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.