When complete, A to Z will consist of 64 major topics, and there will be an ever evolving number of specialised topics. The major topics, along with those specialised topics that have been released, are listed below.
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Accident Compensation provides an authoritative treatment of the law of accident compensation in New Zealand. Accident Compensation details the relationship of accident compensation to the Common Law, including the ambit of cover and non-compensatory damages, and the operation of the accident compensation regime.
This topic provides an authoritative treatment of administrative law in New Zealand. Detailing all aspects of administrative law including Judicial Review, Illegality, Unreasonableness, Procedural Impropriety, Delegated Legislation, Public Law Remedies and Bill of Rights.
ADR - Arbitration
Alternative Dispute Resolution - Arbitration is a comprehensive treatment of the law of arbitration in New Zealand, providing detailed coverage of all the essential features of arbitration in New Zealand.
Alternative Dispute Resolution - Mediation is currently in development
Animals provides a detailed treatment of New Zealand’s animal welfare legislation and Codes of Welfare. It explains the practical implications of different animal laws including the use of animals in research and testing, transport of livestock, dog control officers and powers, veterinary law, and much more.
Charities is a detailed and authoritative commentary on New Zealand's law of charity and charitable trusts. It draws upon authorities from New Zealand, the Commonwealth and the United States to illustrate the fundamental principles and many of the complexities of the law of charity.
Civil Procedure provides a clear and concise overview of the principles, themes and practical requirements that underpin the system of civil procedure in New Zealand.
Commercial Law - E-Commerce
Commercial Law - E-Commerce provides an invaluable guide to the legal concepts underpinning online business in New Zealand.
Commercial Law - Securities
Commercial Law - Securities provides a clear understanding of the range of complex and often interrelated areas of law governing secured transactions.
Company Law provides a comprehensive treatment of New Zealand company and securities law and regulations from the choice of business structures through corporate governance, takeovers, amalgamations and arrangements, and financial markets.
Criminal Law provides in-depth analysis of criminal law in New Zealand, including expert treatment of the rules, underlying principles, and policies governing criminal liability.
Criminal Law - Youth Justice
Criminal Law - Youth Justice addresses the law, theory and practice behind the New Zealand youth justice system, including critiquing the major reforms and providing current guidance.
Criminal Procedure provides authoritative and clear guidance on the procedures that need to be followed at every stage from arrest through to trial.
Employment Law, Health & Safety
Employment Law, Health & Safety provides a comprehensive guide to the new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, collating relevant case law, legislative, policy and international discussion.
Environment & Natural Resources
Environment and Natural Resources is an in depth commentary on the range of distinct but often interconnected areas of law that comprise the field of environmental law.
Equity provides an authoritative treatment of the law of equity in New Zealand, including fiduciary relationships, equitable remedies and defences and equity in the context of other legal topics, such as joint ventures, family law, restitution and Maori law.
Evidence - Forensic
Evidence - Forensic explains different aspects of forensic science in a nontechnical way which is designed to give the non-scientist the tools to be able to understand the most common forensic science issues duing the investigation and litigation stages of criminial and traffic proceedings.
Health Law is an authoritative account of the law relating to medical and health care law in New Zealand.
Insolvency provides a comprehensive explanation of New Zealand insolvency law, covering corporate collapse, receivership, compromises with creditors, voluntary administration and liquidation.
Insurance is a comprehensive guide to all major aspects of insurance law in New Zealand, and is an indispensible reference for all New Zealand law practitioners.
Intellectual Property provides an authoritative treatment of the key principles of intellectual property law in New Zealand and covers patents, plant variety rights, copyright, layout designs, trademarks, domain names, and passing off.
Local Government provides an authoritative treatment of the law relating to local government and local authorities and deals with all aspects of the law affecting local authorities.
Privacy provides a comprehensive treatment of the law of privacy, including considerations such as the concept of privacy and its status in the law, privacy and competing interests, the development of the tort of invasion of privacy, the limited statutory protection of privacy and the application of privacy law in various contexts.
Remedies provides a definitive reference point for practitioners, judges and others seeking to find the appropriate remedy for liability in civil law in New Zealand.
Taxation - General
Taxation - General analyses all the major areas of taxation as they are applied in New Zealand, taking a practical and uncomplicated approach to the principles of laws of taxation.
Taxation - GST
Taxation - GST provides readers with an in-depth commentary, practical advice and application of the law of GST in New Zealand.
Taxation - International
Taxation - International provides a clear understanding of the legal principles and concepts that underpin international tax law and cross border transactions and provides practical guidance to assist users to navigate their way through this complex topic.
Tort provides a detailed treatment of the law of torts in New Zealand, assessing the principles of torts in the light of their objectives and likely consequences and giving close attention to the policies underlying the law.
ADR - Mediation
Banking & Finance
Bill of Rights
Customs & Excise
Evidence - General
Gaming & Lotteries
Professions & Trades
Recreation & Sport
Science & Technology
Societies & Associations
Wills, Probate & Administration
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