Call for submissions

The Law Commission is seeking wide feedback from stakeholders and the New Zealand public on the issues raised in this paper.

On page 17 we have posed a number of questions relating to our terms of reference and the contents of this paper. The summary, which can be found on page 3, sets out the various preliminary proposals we have put forward for public discussion. We are keen to receive a broad cross section of views on these questions and our preliminary proposals.

In February 2012 we will be hosting discussion forums on our website where the public can share their views on the issues and proposals discussed in this report.

We are happy to receive submissions or comments on this Issues Paper via our website, email or by mail. The submissions deadline is Monday 12 March 2012.

Hard copy submissions and comment should be sent to:

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Law Commission
PO Box 2590
Wellington 6011, DX SP 23534

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Any enquiries may be made to Cate Brett 04 914 4846,

This Issues Paper is available on the Law Commission’s website


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The Law Commission’s processes are essentially public, and it is subject to the Official Information Act 1982. Submissions to the Law Commission, including those made via our website or comments sent by email will normally be made available on request, and the Commission may refer to submissions in its reports. Any request for withholding of information on grounds of confidentiality or for any other reasons will be determined in accordance with the Official Information Act 1982. If you have privacy concerns please contact us to discuss these before making a submission.