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Case Law

Commentary

Guidance notes, commentary, checklists, precedents, forms, cases and legislation.

Databases

Lexis Advance is an innovative online research platform that contains New Zealand and international legislation, case law and secondary material. Use the Lexis.com link on the Lexis Advance  home screen to locate material not available on the New Zealand platform.
Westlaw New Zealand allows you to view relevant cases, commentary and authorised reports in a single search.
New Zealand legal sources including New Zealand Statutes, case law and journals, legislation and commentary to precedents and news, as well as tax information. If the One Pass box appears while you are signing in, please click on the link "IP users click here to log in". This platform is soon to be decommissioned. Please see Westlaw New Zealand for the latest content

Encyclopedias

The Laws of New Zealand is an encyclopaedic work, updated quarterly, which reflects the need to have a New Zealand equivalent to Halsbury's Laws of England. Provides a reliable statement of the whole of the law of New Zealand – statutory, regulatory and judicial. It is a comprehensive source of primary comment required by both practitioners and academics.

Journals

Early volumes in this series go under the titles of Butterworths family law journal and Family law bulletin. Since Vol 5 (2005) the series has been known as the New Zealand Family Law Journal.

Statutes

Previous title: Children’s and Young People’s Well-being Act 1989

Websites

Ministry for Children
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(07) 837-9125
em.pooley@waikato.ac.nz

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