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Intellectual Property Office of NZ

Jurisdiction

The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand is the government agency responsible for the granting and registration of intellectual property rights, specifically patent, trade mark, design and plant variety rights.

Governing legislation

Patents Act 1953Trade Marks Act 2002Designs Act 1953Plant Variety Rights Act 1987

Contact details

details available from IPONZ website

Availability

Designs: NZLII (1958 onwards); Patents: NZLII (1957 onwards); Trade Marks NZLII(1967 onwards)

Indexed by

BriefCaseLINX

Reported in

various reporter series

Legal Complaints Review Officer

Jurisdiction

The Legal Complaints Review Officer (LCRO) provides independent oversight and review of the decisions made by the standards committees of the New Zealand Law Society and the New Zealand Society of Conveyancers.

Governing legislation

Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006

Contact details

Legal Complaints Review OfficerPrivate Bag 92020, Victoria St West, Auckland 1142Tel:  0800 367 6838Email: lcro@justice.govt.nz

Availability

NZLII 2009 onward. Also available from the LCRO website

Note

See also Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary TribunalLaw Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal

Office of Film and Literature Classification

Jurisdiction

Among other activities, the Office determines the classification of publications submitted to it, and any restrictions to be placed on these publications for public viewing.

Governing legislation

Films, Videos and Publications Act 1993

Contact details

Office of Film and Literature Classification, PO Box 1999, WellingtonTel: +64 4 471 6770 Fax: +64 4 471 6781 General inquiries: information@censorship.govt.nz

Availability

The Office's web site includes databases for Censorship Decisions and Film and Video Labelling, both linked from the home page.

Indexed by

Office of Film and Literature Classification - List of Decisions

Reported in

NZAR

Note

Decisions of the Office of Film and Literature Classification may be reviewed by the Film and Literature Board of Review. See also Film and Literature Board of Review