Monthly Archives: October 2011

The District Court – why bother?


A thought-provoking polemic from Josh McBride at Dryden Chambers regarding the overhaul of the District Court Rules in 2009 and what could easily be described as the resulting “settle-at-all-costs” mentality: A theme in recent postings has been whether our civil … Continue reading

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P2P in New Zealand – the new Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Act


New Zealand’s new Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Act and associated Regulations came into force on 1 September, with some ISP’s reporting a drop in traffic, but others noticing no change atall. Last we heard (mid September) not a single infringement … Continue reading

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ADLS Body Corporate Operational Rules


Notification today that the ADLS (Auckland District Law Society Inc) has released a set of Model Operational rules for residential, commercial/industrial and mixed use bodies corporate. While they are intended to be a full replacement for existing rules, they are … Continue reading

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