Searching Content indexed under Constitutional & Administrative Law by Duncan Cotterill ordered by Published Date Descending.
Links to Result pages
1 2  
Pay equity legislation moves through Parliament
As this legislation moves through Parliament, employers should consider if pay equity may be an issue in their industry.
New Zealand
24 Jun 2019
Proposed NZ legislation changes in privacy and employment law
There are a number of proposed changes to NZ legislation, progressing in 2019, relating to privacy and employment law.
New Zealand
26 Dec 2018
Waimea Nurseries Limited v Director-General for Primary Industries [2018] NZHC 2183: Biosecurity regime
Key issues were whether the trees were "unauthorised goods" and if the seizure and containment orders were reasonable.
New Zealand
17 Sep 2018
Failed construction and the duty of care of Councils for building safety
These cases send a message to councils that they must ensure that building processes comply with current requirements.
New Zealand
28 Jun 2018
Have you seen the sign (election hoarding)?
The placement of election hoardings is regulated on a local level, and may also be impacted by the terms of the lease.
New Zealand
14 Sep 2017
Education Act reform – what are the key changes?
Earlier this month, Parliament passed the Education (Update) Amendment Bill.
New Zealand
28 May 2017
Minimum wages for contractors and restrictions on zero hours contracts
Two new bills involve an extension of the minimum wage to some contractors and an improvement of employment standards.
New Zealand
17 Aug 2015
Update on earthquake-prone building legislation – further chance for submissions
The Government Select Committee has taken the step of releasing an interim report and asking for further submissions.
New Zealand
16 Jul 2015
NZ Legislation Update
This is an update of recent legislation, inquiries, government consultations and news associated with the NZ Parliament.
New Zealand
15 Jul 2015
Health and Safety Reform Bill update
In the wake of reports that the legislation will be watered down, the release of the committee report has been delayed.
New Zealand
1 Jun 2015
Legislation Update: April 2015
The article discusses recently proposed new legislation, discussion papers and other consultations in New Zealand.
New Zealand
17 Apr 2015
Merits Review: Where does New Zealand fit internationally?
A major NZ debate in recent years has been over the need for, and scope of, merits review of regulatory decisions.
New Zealand
16 Apr 2015
More earthquake recovery cases develop public law principles
The cases also deal with public law issues on the third source of government power and the use of declaratory judgments.
New Zealand
16 Apr 2015
Exposure drafts of new health and safety at work regulations now available
Exposure drafts of the regulations are being released to ensure that they are fit for purpose and technically accurate.
New Zealand
10 Apr 2015
New legislation lapsed when parliament dissolved
All Bills that were before the House on 14 August have lapsed, but could be reinstated by the new House post-election.
New Zealand
28 Aug 2014
Status of ultra vires decisions clarified
A public authority that has acted ultra vires cannot rely on the unlawfulness of its own acts to found a criminal decision.
New Zealand
17 Aug 2014
New legislation and discussion papers before the New Zealand Parliament
A list of bills currently before the Parliament.
New Zealand
17 Aug 2014
New legislation and consultation papers currently before the House
The House rises on 31 July 2014 in the lead-up to the election and all Bills before the House will automatically lapse.
New Zealand
19 Jun 2014
High Court rejects fluoride challenge, but still uncertainty
The High Court has confirmed that local authorities do have the legal power to add fluoride to drinking water.
New Zealand
3 Apr 2014
New legislation and consultation papers currently available
The article is a summary of bills currently before Parliament and consultations on legal issues currently underway.
New Zealand
3 Apr 2014
Links to Result pages
1 2