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Review of law of contempt: deja vu

By Steven | April 11, 2013

The Law Commission has announced that it will review NZ’s laws of contempt of court. This will involve a discussion paper about the issues, to be issued next year.

I wonder how this fits with another issues/discussion paper commissioned by the government and issued almost exactly two years ago: Reforming the New Zealand Law of Contempt of Court – An Issues/Discussion Paper, by Tony Smith, the co-author of the leading text book on contempt.

Perhaps the idea is to produce issues papers every two or three years and hope the problems sort themselves out.

Topics: Contempt of Court | 1 Comment »

One Response to “Review of law of contempt: deja vu”

  1. Merv Says:
    April 26th, 2013 at 6:49 pm

    Doesn’t take much for a religious zealot to feel defamed. Betcha, if you were to go to his home for dinner, he’d say grace.


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