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Law Reform Report

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The Law Society recently filed submissions on:

  • Animal Welfare Amendment Bill;
  • Victims’ Orders Against Violent Offenders Bill;
  • Legal aid: proposed amendments to the Provider Contract for Services;
  • Social Security (Fraud Measures and Debt Recovery) Amendment Bill;
  • Employment Court disposal times;
  • ACC Levy consultation 2014/15;
  • Student Loan Scheme Amendment Bill (No. 3); and
  • Electoral Amendment Bill.

The submissions are available at

The Law Society is currently preparing submissions on numerous bills and government discussion documents. Members are welcome to contribute comments to the Law Reform Committee, specialist committees and sections preparing the submissions. For a full list of upcoming submission deadlines and information about how to participate, visit For more information on NZLS law reform activities, contact

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