Implementing transitional arrangements is consistent with the principle that legislation can be applied retrospectively if it is entirely to the benefit of those affected
Not all trustee-debtor expenses or liabilities fall within the section
The commission highlighted planning laws and their implementation by local councils as limiting the availability of land
The costs associated with establishing a private charity previously made this kind of long-term giving feasible only for the wealthiest of philanthropists
Above all, the legislation must recognise this is a unique situation and must not create a precedent that enables other actions outside the UN system
It showed us that things we thought were absolutely unchangeable in the system – that were absolutely concreted into the system – can change if all the participants work together
These anti-authority, conspiratorial views have been around in New Zealand for some time within the anti-1080, anti-5G and anti-UN movements
The court in Legler approved a pathway that enabled a human trustee to become the sole director of a corporate trustee who could take the assets for himself while in Brkic the court said the pathway proposed in ...
But what is the point of all this international law if Russia can still invade Ukraine? Where is the enforcement?
Most industry players believe the key changes have already been set in stone by a government intent on insurance law reform
This decision will be of particular interest to New Zealand businesses that handle the personal information of anyone living in the EU, or target their goods and services at individuals in the EU
Another aspect of the current situation is that it has demonstrated the total powerlessness of our institutions
While electronic voting may remove the need for proxies, it can turn a meeting into a rubber-stamping exercise with the committee controlling the reports being sent to owners
Chancery Chambers, ADLS’ heritage building in downtown Auckland, has gone on the market this week.
Experts warn that New Zealand is a soft target because we think of ourselves as outside the world’s main areas of commerce and criminal activity
The Policing Act 2008 makes it clear that operational policing decisions can be made only by serving police officers. Politicians are barred from any direct role in determining what must be done, or when, to ...