The Law Commission has presented its review of The Civil List Act 1979 which has been welcomed by Prime Minister John Key. “I acknowledge that Ministers’ and MPs’ expenses are a matter of public interest – hence the moves made during this parliamentary term to provide more transparency on their expenditure. “It is important that […]
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New Laws | Alcohol Law Reform Bill Introduced To Parliament Justice Minister Simon Power today introduced a new bill into parliament. The new bill targets drinking by youths. “The Alcohol Reform Bill zeros in on where harm is occurring, particularly around young people,” Mr Power says. “It aims to strike a balance between dealing with […]
New Laws | New Coastal Policy Statement Released The government has released a new national coastal policy statement (NCPS) to replace the one issued in 1994. The new policy was announced by Minister of Conservation, The Hon. Kate Wilkinson. The NCPS is hoped to give councils in particular better guidance on the protection and management […]
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