NZ Legislation

This website provides free public access to up-to-date versions of New Zealand Acts, Bills (proposed Acts), and Legislative Instruments. It links to Other Instruments. The website also provides Supplementary Order Papers (SOPs, a type of proposed amendment to a Bill). All in-force legislation is provided, and all current Bills and Supplementary Order Papers, as well as earlier versions.

If an Act or Legislative Instrument has been amended, it is shown with the amendments incorporated—so the website provides up-to-date legislation. The individual amendment Acts and Legislative Instruments are also available.

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NZ Immigration and Protection Tribunal

This website will provide information about the Immigration & Protection Tribunal hears and which determines appeals concerning:

  • decisions about residence class visas
  • decisions about the recognition of a person as a refugee or protected person
  • liability for deportation
  • decisions to stop recognising a person as a refugee or protected person
  • decisions to cancel the recognition of a New Zealand citizen as a refugee or protected person.

The tribunal is administered by the Ministry of Justice. The tribunal is chaired by a District Court Judge appointed by the Governor-General on the recommendation of the Attorney-General. It has 18 members, appointed by the Governor-General on the recommendation of the Minister of Justice.

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English to Chinese Legal Glossary

This website provides detailed definitions of the English to Chinese Legal glossary that can help you have more clarity when understanding from a bilingual legal perspective.

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