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Directory of Decisions


Case Indexes

BriefCase

Jurisdiction

A computerised index to decisions referred to in major New Zealand legal noting and reporting series.

Publisher

Thomson Reuters PO Box 43, Wellington Tel: +64 4 4998178  Fax: +64 4 4998173 Email: service@thomsonreuters.co.nz

Brookers Immigration and Refugee Digest

Coverage

Abstracts of significant decisions by the Refugee Status Appeal Authority and the Removal Review Authority. Also includes abstracts of unreported High Court and Court of Appeal decisions on immigration and refugee issues.Published quarterly from October 1995 onward.

Publisher

Thomson ReutersPO Box 43, Wellington, NZTel:  +64 4 4998178  Fax:  +64 4 4998173  Email: service@thomsonreuters.co.nz

Butterworths Current Law (BCL) and Current Law Digest (BCLD)

Coverage

BCL is a fortnightly digest of cases, legislation and material relating to current issues in New Zealand law. It indexes and provides notes on significant recent cases from the Courts.

BCLD is a consolidated index of unreported decisions of the High Court and Court of Appeal. These are decisions which were originally noted in BCL, and not subsequently reported.

Publisher

LexisNexis New Zealand ,

PO Box 472, Wellington, NZ

Freephone: 0800 800 986

Phone: +64 4 385 1479 Fax: 64 4 385 1598

Email: Customer.Service@lexisnexis.co.nz

The Capital Letter (TCL)

Coverage

Court of Appeal, High Court and Employment Court. Published from 1978 onward.

Publisher

New Zealand Financial Press Ltd, PO Box 1881, Auckland, NZ

Digest of Accident Compensation Cases

Coverage

Significant decisions of the former Accident Compensation Appeal Authority and other bodies, up to December 1989, which related to accident compensation legislation at that time. Also includes a list of all ACAA and relevant High Court and Court of Appeal decisions to December 1989, and a noter-up of cases cited.

Publisher

M S Gilkison, Waikanae, NZ

Employment Cases Summary

Coverage

A printed index which has detailed notes on significant cases heard by the Employment Court and Employment Tribunal (now abolished), as well as brief notes on all other cases heard by these bodies. Published monthly; 1992 onwards. Also available online.

Publisher

Department of Labour's Knowledge Management Team

LexisNexis

Jurisdiction

LexisNexis is a US online database service which provides full text access to legal information on many countries. As well as providing case law, it also includes legislation, journal articles and news items. New Zealand coverage includes such resources as the New Zealand Law Reports but these are more readily accessible from LexisNexis NZ.

LINX

Jurisdiction

A combined computerised index to library holdings of the Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury branches of the New Zealand Law Society.

Availability

LINX indexes decisions of the Privy Council ; Court of Appeal (headnotes 1984 onwards, full text from 1996); High Court - Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch 1983 onwards, Hamilton 1989 onwards; District Court (selected, 1990 onwards); Family Court (selected, 1991 onwards); Employment Court (selected, 1999 onwards) Environment Court (selected, 2000 onwards); Maori Appellate Court (from 1986). Also indexes various tribunals, some with full text option.

Publisher

Auckland District Law Society

Note

Available as LinxPlus on LexisNexis NZ.

Journals (1986 onwards) - major NZ law journals, some UK, Australian and Canadian; texts and rare books held in the Law Societiy Libraries.

Office of Film and Literature Classification - List of Decisions

Coverage

Lists the classification decisions, and summaries of the reasons for the decisions, of every publication examined by the Office of Film and Literature Classification and the Film and Literature Board of Review .

Published monthly, October 1994 onwards. Each issue covers the decisions of the preceding month.

Publisher

Office of Film and Literature Classification

Resource Management Handbook

Coverage

Indexes resource management cases by party names; keywords, and relevant sections of legislation. Has headnotes of reported decisions and practice guides. Includes Recent Decisions and This Week's News. 1995 onwards.

Publisher

Thomson Reuters ,

PO Box 43, Wellington

Tel: +64 4 4998178

Fax: +64 4 4998173

Email: service@thomsonreuters.co.nz

Social Security Appeal Authority Index

Coverage

Indexes all decisions (1995 onwards) of the Social Security Appeal Authority, and some important ones prior to that date. Consolidated versions issued annually. Subscribers receive regular updates during the year. Available in both print and electronic format.

Publisher

Tribunals Unit, Ministry of Justice, PO Box 32-001, Panama Street, Wellington 6146  Tel: +64 4 462 6660  Fax: +64 4 462 6686 Email:  tribunals@justice.govt.nz