Is this question governed by statute? Find the statute and relevant section(s):
- From the general reading you have completed, you will now have some idea of the legislation that will be useful.
- Establish whether you need New Zealand or overseas legislation (or both).
- Do you need current or historical legislation?
- To find current New Zealand Statutes, use Finding Legislation.
- To find legislation from other countries, use the Jurisdictions page.
- To find older legislation, refer to Legal research in New Zealand.
- To find words and phrases defined in New Zealand statutes, use:
Does our current statute derive from a foreign Act or an earlier New Zealand one? If so, search for that legislation and any commentary that may compare the two.
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