Law Commission / Te Aka Matua o te Ture

Law Commission / Te Aka Matua o te Ture
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  • The Law Commission reviews New Zealand law, then make recommendations to improve it.
  • Also advises the responsible minister and government agencies on making the law more accessible and easy to understand.
  • Committed to consult the public on areas of law reviewed, and promotes discussion and consultation by publishing issues papers.
  • Submissions from the public are called for before recommendations are made to the minister.
  • Recommendations are reported to Parliament, and the government then decides whether to, and how it will, amend the law.

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