The Law Commission has deferred completion of two final reports to accommodate the abortion law review, Justice Minister Andrew Little says.
In response to a written parliamentary question from National MP Simon O'Connor, Mr Little says the Commission has made some adjustments to its work programme.
"The Law Commission will defer completion of its final report on the review of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 from November 2018 to April 2019, and completion of its final report on the review of the Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Act 1995 from December 2018 to June 2019," Mr Little's reply states.
"Preliminary work on the Law Commission reference on Class Actions and litigation funding is underway with a final completion date not yet set. The reference on Trust law reforms – Stage 2: statutory and corporate trustees, has not yet commenced and will be put on hold for the time being."