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Animal Welfare Legislation Recognizes Animals as Sentient, Bans Cosmetic Testing (May 19, 2015) by Kelly Buchanan

On May 5, 2015, the New Zealand Parliament unanimously passed the Animal Welfare Amendment Act (No. ...

Topic: Animal protection; Animals
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Parliament Passes Foreign Fighters Legislation (December 11, 2014) by Kelly Buchanan

On December 9, 2014, in a 94-27 vote, the New Zealand Parliament passed the Countering Terrorist ...

Topic: National security; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

New Blood and Breath Alcohol Content Limits for Drivers Come into Effect (December 05, 2014) by Kelly Buchanan

On December 1, 2014, new drunk driving limits came into effect in New Zealand. (Land ...

Topic: Driving while intoxicated; Transportation safety and security
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Implementation of Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 Commences (May 02, 2014) by Kelly Buchanan

On April 1, 2014, the first implementation phase of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMC ...

Topic: Business ethics; Consumer protection; Securities
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

New Deed of Understanding Allows for Reduction in Mail Delivery Services (October 25, 2013) by Kelly Buchanan

On October 23, 2013, it was announced that the New Zealand government had agreed to a ...

Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Patents Bill Passed, Includes Ban on Software Patents (August 30, 2013) by Kelly Buchanan

On August 28, 2013, the New Zealand Parliament passed the Patents Bill with a vote of ...

Topic: Communications; Intellectual property
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Free Trade Agreement Signed (July 18, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

On July 10, 2013, the Republic of China (on Taiwan, ROC) and New Zealand concluded the ...

Topic: International affairs; Foreign trade and international finance
Jurisdiction: New Zealand; Taiwan

Same-Sex Marriage Bill Passed (April 18, 2013) by Kelly Buchanan

On April 17, 2013, the New Zealand Parliament passed the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

New Food Labeling Standard Requires Manufacturers to Prove Health Claims (April 11, 2013) by Kelly Buchanan

On April 7, 2013, New Zealand's Minister of Food Safety, Nikki Kaye, announced that she had ...

Topic: Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: Australia; New Zealand

Psychoactive Substances Bill Proposed (March 05, 2013) by Kelly Buchanan

On February 26, 2013, the Psychoactive Substances Bill was introduced in the New Zealand Parliament. The ...

Topic: Drug trafficking
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Legal Views on Scientific Whaling to Be Submitted to International Court (November 27, 2012) by Kelly Buchanan

On November 20, 2012, the New Zealand government formally lodged with the International Court of Justice ...

Topic: Environmental protection
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Joint Venture Capital Investment Agreement (October 19, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On October 3, 2012, the Republic of China (on Taiwan) (ROC) and New Zealand initialed letters ...

Topic: Investments
Jurisdiction: New Zealand; Taiwan

Court Rejects Challenge to Climate Change Research Findings (September 07, 2012) by Kelly Buchanan

On September 7, 2012, the New Zealand High Court (the third highest court in New Zealand's ...

Topic: Environmental protection
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Same-Sex Marriage Bill Passes First Vote (August 30, 2012) by Kelly Buchanan

On August 29, 2012, the New Zealand Parliament voted on the First Reading of a bill ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Court of Appeal Finds Non-Payment of Family Caregivers to Be Discriminatory (May 15, 2012) by Kelly Buchanan

On May 14, 2012, New Zealand's Court of Appeal ruled that a Ministry of Health policy ...

Topic: Discrimination; Home and outpatient care
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Welfare Reform Proposals Include Free Contraception for Women and Their Daughters (May 09, 2012) by Kelly Buchanan

On May 7, 2012, as part of announcements relating to Budget 2012, the New Zealand Minister ...

Topic: Social Welfare
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Legislation Requiring Plain Packaging for Tobacco Products to Be Developed (April 23, 2012) by Kelly Buchanan

On April 19, 2012, New Zealand's Associate Health Minister, Hon. Tariana Turia, announced that the Cabinet ...

Topic: Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Legislation Enabling Partial Sale of Government Assets Introduced (March 08, 2012) by Kelly Buchanan

On March 5, 2012, New Zealand's Minister for State-Owned Enterprises, Hon. Tony Ryall, introduced a bill ...

Topic: Economics and Public Finance
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

New "Freedom Camping" Laws Aim to Protect Pristine Areas (May 20, 2011) by Kelly Buchanan

On May 15, 2011, the New Zealand Minister for the Environment, Hon. Nick Smith, announced that ...

Topic: Environmental protection
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Law Targeting Illegal Online File-Sharing Passed (April 18, 2011) by Kelly Buchanan

On April 14, 2011, the New Zealand parliament passed the Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill. ...

Topic: Intellectual property
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

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Last updated: May 19, 2015