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COVID-19 legislation (new Westlaw New Zealand)

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COVID-19 has changed our ways of working in myriad ways. To help keep track of legislative changes, Westlaw New Zealand has a resource that forms a handy first-port-of-call if you are looking for an Act, Regulation, Notice or Order that deals with COVID-19.

The COVID-19: New Zealand Legislation list is attached to all main secondary sources pages on Westlaw New Zealand and is updated when new legislation is added to our searchable database.

Acts and Bills are added as they become available.

Legislative instruments include orders, directions, notices and regulations. They are listed according to their subject matter:

  • Accounting Standards (rent concessions)
  • Appointment of Minister
  • Civil Aviation (medical certificate expiry)
  • Civil Defence Emergency Management
  • Commerce
  • Companies
  • Courts and Tribunals
  • Credit Contracts
  • Criminal (activated sections of the Parole Act 2002 and Sentencing Act 2002)
  • Customs and Excise
  • Education
  • Electoral
  • Electrical Safety Notices (instructions to District Health Boards)
  • Electricity Industry Participation Code
  • Employment
  • Entities
  • Epidemic Preparedness
  • Events
  • Financial Advisers
  • Financial Markets
  • Fire and Emergency New Zealand (fire safety and evacuation regulations)
  • Food
  • Health
  • Health Practitioners Competence Assurance
  • Housing
  • Immigration
  • Land Transport
  • Local Government
  • Medicines
  • National Animal Identification and Tracing
  • Oaths and Declarations
  • Overseas Investment
  • Parliamentary Salaries and Allowance
  • Protection of Personal and Property Rights (enduring power of attorney requirements)
  • Research, Science, and Technology
  • Resource Management
  • Sale and Supply of Alcohol (licence applications)
  • Social Security
  • Tariffs
  • Taxation
  • Treaty of Waitangi (modifications to term of appointments)
  • Wildlife (amended dates for fish and game season)
  • Wills
  • WorkSafe New Zealand

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