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On The Web: Where to Find Australia and NZ Law

New Zealand - Legislation

The New Zealand Parliamentary Counsel Office (PCO) provides access access to current versions (with amendments incorporated) of the Acts of Parliament, regulations and bills. New Acts are updated within five working days of Royal assent and new regulations the day after the date they are notified in the Gazette.

New Zealand Gazette

The New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs makes available on its website the online version of the official newspaper of the Government of New Zealand. The New Zealand Gazette provides access to commercial and government notices, covering business proceedings, bankruptcies, land transfer notices, departmental and parliamentary notices. The Gazette is published every Thursday; the customs edition containing information on tariff advertisements and tariff decisions is published weekly on Tuesdays.

New Zealand - Parliament

The website of the New Zealand Parliament provides access to information about the business and proceedings of the House of Representatives and the bills before Parliament, including the full text of parliamentary debates (Hansard), the progress of bills and bills before committees, and committee reports. Also available are bills digests created by the New Zealand Parliamentary Library containing digests from 1998 onwards.