New Zealand Law Society - Recent submissions

Recent submissions

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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

Coming Up

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 vicky.stanbridge@lawsociety.org.nz.

 
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