Publications

Legal publications and resources from our team on a wide range of legal subjects and hot topics critical to our clients' needs.

Publications

Legal publications and resources from our team on a wide range of legal subjects and hot topics critical to our clients' needs.

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Changes to the Charities Act
IntroductionThree significant changes to the Charities Act have come into force from 25 February 2012. These affect: 

Disqualification of officers;
Recognition of those involved in management or treasury as officers; and
Charitable purposes – particularly for amateur sport. 
Disqualification of off...
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Unit Titles Act 2010 presentation
Unit Titles Act 2010 presentation

Thomas is a Director in our Property Team, specialising in Unit Titles and Body Corporate Issues.
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Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011 replaces Foreshore and Seabed Act
Purpose of the new ActThe purpose of the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011 ("the Act") is to restore and protect legitimate, customary interests and recognise the mana tuku iho exercised by iwi, hapū, and whānau as tangata whenua. The new Act is an attempt to acknowledge Te Tiriti o W...
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When is a charity not a charity?

It is a basic matter of law that to be able to be registered under the Charities Act (the Act), an organisation (whether a trust, society, or otherwise) must have a charitable purpose within one or more of the following “heads”.