University of Otago – Colloquium and Public Panel Discussion on 40 Years of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976: Reflection and Reform
~~~~8-9 DECEMBER 2016 – FACULTY OF LAW, OTAGO – both events are being held in Auckland
This colloquium is aimed at critically evaluating the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 and offering suggestions for reform. The Law Foundation is providing funding for editing the colloquium publication and for bringing the following international speakers:
Senior Lecturer, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University
Senior Lecturer, Trinity College, University of Cambridge
University of Sydney
President of the Australian Law Commission
Public Panel Discussion
The ground-breaking Property (Relationships) Act (PRA) is now 40 years old and is in need of some reform. The Act is currently being reviewed by the Law Commission. At this free public event, leading national and international experts will discuss how and which property should be subject to division and the relationships to which a reformed PRA should apply. Members of the New Zealand Law Commission will also be present to join the discussion.
5pm-6:30pm, Fri 9 Dec 2016 – AUT Room WG308, Sir Paul Reeves Building (WG) – Mayoral Drive, Auckland
For more info, contact Jessica Palmer or visit www.otago.ac.nz/law.
The Law Foundation has granted up to $16,000 towards bringing three international speakers to the colloquium and the public panel discussion, and $4,000 towards preparation of the colloquium publication