NZ LAW Limited is an association of independent legal practices with member firms located throughout New Zealand.

There are currently 57 member firms practising in a wide range of legal disciplines ranging from business law, home buying and selling, immigration law and intellectual property to aviation law, viticulture and tourism.

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What's New?
Fineprint Autumn 2014

In this issue:

  • Major revamp of Consumer Law
  • The Dismissal Process
  • The Perils of Effluent Discharge
  • Relationship Property Developments

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Rural e.Speaking

In this issue:

  • Personal Property Securities Register
  • Animal Welfare Amendment Bill

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Animal Welfare Amendment Bill

Better enforcement, clarity and transparency.
The Animal Welfare Amendment Bill is currently at the select committee stage, with the committee due to report
back to Parliament at the end of March. This article looks at what changes the new legislation will make for animals and their owners.                                             
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Personal Property Securities Register

Be careful when selling stock.
Recently in this newsletter, we have looked at the implications of the Personal Properties Securities Act 1999.  Another recent case, between the BNZ and Waewaepa Station 2002 Limited, highlights the ability of a creditor, who in this case is the BNZ, to recover from the purchaser of stock where the seller of stock had given a charge in favour of the creditor.    Find out more...