If you’re involved in legal research you’ll appreciate the value of being able to easily access past, current and future versions of legislation from one place. Now in Westlaw NZ that is exactly what you CAN do. We’ve added a new feature: FUTURE VERSIONS. This makes searching for comparative versions of legislation literally a one-stop-shop. Here’s ...more
Help from our trainers: comparing different versions of legislation using tables Did you know that in several Westlaw NZ databases there are comparative tables? These provide a useful comparison of legislation versions eg the old District Courts Rules with the current District Rules (see diagram): To find the comparative tables, from the home page – ...more
There’s a furore building over the Government’s response to the Supreme Court’s 2nd September decision in the Urewera “terror” raids case, Hamed v R (SC 125/2010, 02 September 2011). Thomson Reuter’s editor of Criminal Reports of NZ, Rud Ward says that it seems clear that the proposal to pass urgent retrospective legislation was heading for ...more
Barbara Hunter, Managing Editor – Legislation gets calls asking her to alter the law.