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Law Commission supports class actions regime

Michael Andrew
Tue, 05 Oct 2021

Law Commission president Amokura Kawharu (Photo: Supplied)
Michael Andrew
Tue, 05 Oct 2021
The Law Commission has confirmed its support for a statutory class actions regime after considering submissions on its 2020 supplementary issues paper. On Thursday it released another supplementary issues paper calling for additional responses.Both papers are part of the commission’s review of class actions and litigation funding in New Zealand and the push to establish a regulated regime.In the 2020 paper, the commission sought feedback on whether a class actions regime was desirable, and what its objectives, principles, scope and k...

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