Skip to main content

Westlaw NZ

Thomson Reuters Training & Support

Westlaw NZ Tip - Finding Point in Time legislation

Last Published: October 12, 2017

The Point in Time search option enables you to see the wording of a piece of legislation at a particular past date, or how it will read, at a future point in time.

  1. From the left side of the Westlaw NZ home page, click the Legislation and Commentary search template.
  2. Into the legislation title field, enter the name of the legislation you want to find.
  3. Into the legislation provision field, enter the section number (or rule, or clause).
  4. At the foot of the search template, tick the radio button beside Point in Time.
  5. Into the field to the right of that radio button, enter the date in this format – 12/10/2020 (or you can choose the date from the calendar that appears when you click into that field).
  6. Click search.
Point in time legislation searching
  1. The result screen will display the section title you requested.
  2. When you click on the title, Westlaw NZ will take you to the future version of that section.
  3. If there is no future version, the current section will be displayed.

Speak to a consultant

Can't find an answer to your question?
Contact our support team.

Request training

Contact our team to arrange training.

Tell us what you think

We'd love to hear what you think
of our products and support.