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Location: 48 Marine Parade, Napier, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Date: 07 Aug 15-08 Aug 15
The aim of this symposium is to explore how recent developments in
international law and State/Extractive Industry practice may improve
Maori engagement with the Extractive Industry through: robust
consultation and impact assessment processes; benefit sharing agreements
with Extractive Industry; partnership agreements with the Extractive
Industry; and iwi-led projects.
12/06/2015 | Hamilton | more info...
The NZ Bar Association is cordially invited to attend a Service of Celebration at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Parnell to
commemorate the 800th Anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta.
14/06/2015 | Auckland | more info...
The United Nations International Law Fellowship Programme 2015, will be held in The Hague, the Netherlands, from 22 June to 31 July 2015. It will be conducted in English. The deadline for receiving applications is on Monday, 1 December 2014.
22/06/2015 | The Hague | more info...
conference organised by the Singapore Academy of Law will focus on the subjects
of money and data, twin subjects which underpin all business transactions
29/06/2015 | | more info...
The University of Auckland is hosting a week long public
lecture series for the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta which is free and open
for anyone to attend.
06/07/2015 | Auckland | more info...
The dispute resolution event of the year - the only national dispute resolution conference held annually in New Zealand.
23/07/2015 | Wellington | more info...
The New Zealand Bar Association acknowledges the passing of former Court of Appeal President and inaugural
Chief High Court Judge, the Hon Justice Winkelmann, has published her Annual Review for 2014. In the civil area, time to hearing continues to drop. However in the criminal area, the statutory procedure for identifying and processing protocol cases to be heard by the High Court is causing some delay.
Justice Helen Winkelmann, Chief High Court Judge, has been appointed a Judge of
the Court of Appeal and the Honourable Justice Geoffrey John Venning, Judge of
the High Court in Auckland, has been appointed Chief High Court Judge,
Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today.
During the weekend of 11 April, the Parliamentary
Counsel Office will be making some minor changes to the format of
legislation and to the New Zealand
Justice Simon France is the Chair of The Criminal
Rules Sub-Committee. The primary focus is to monitor how the
Criminal Procedure Rules 2011 are working. He has provided an update to the profession.