December 2016

Public Panel Discussion on Reviewing the Property (Relationships) Act 1976: the major issues


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


Helen McQueen – New Zealand Law Commission
Jo Miles – Cambridge
Patrick Parkinson – Sydney
Jens Scherpe – Cambridge
Margaret Briggs – Otago
Mark Henaghan – Otago
Jessica Palmer – Otago
Nicola Peart – Otago.

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 this event and the accompanying colloquium, and $4,000 towards preparation of the colloquium publication