The following is a summary of this week’s Covid-19 Level 4 information for the profession.
Regularly updated information can also be found on the Law Society’s dedicated Covid-19 webpage.
25/3 Chief Justice message regarding court operations at Level 4
26/3 Chief Justice message on limitations on those entering courthouses
26/3 Chief District Court Judge notice on District Court sittings
1/4 Update from Chief District Court Judge on proceedings in the District Court
Please also see the Courts of New Zealand site for the latest updates
Guidance for the legal profession
25/3 Law Society information on monthly trust account certificates
26/3 Law Society information on affidavits and POAs
27/3 Department of Corrections’ response to COVID-19 and correspondence with the Law Society
27/3 Law Society opinion on the administering of Oaths and Declarations
31/1 Ministry of Justice advice on serving documents
Updates for Practice areas
25/3 Guidance from the Property Law Section on property settlements at Level 4
31/1 LINZ guidelines on authority and identity requirements and lapsing of caveats
Ministry of Justice PPPR Act applications information
Law Society activities
27/3 Message from our President
27/3 CPD Declarations and COVID-19
31/03 Pro bono support sought for Community Law Centres
1/4 The first of the Law Society’s free COVID-19 webinar series on topics relevant to the legal profession launched this week. These will be available shortly on the NZLS CLE website.