Although the Government encourages all New Zealanders to get vaccinated it has confirmed that the vaccination will not be compulsory for the general public which raises several questions for both employers and employees.
A vital provision of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (“the Act”) requires the completion of full disclosure by both parties before the Contracting Out Agreement ("COA") or Separation Agreement ("SA") can be signed and certified.
Buying a new house is a positive experience and looked forward to by all purchasers. The Vendors too are looking forward to moving on to a different location.
The global spread of COVID-19 and subsequent lockdown in New Zealand changed the way that many organisations conducted business.
Dogs are very special animals and are one of the most common domestic pets in New Zealand. The Dog Control Act 1996, (“the Act”) is in place to empower local authorities to promote responsible dog ownership and the welfare of dogs.
If you employ staff, you need to be ready for the increase in the minimum wage rates from 1 April 2021.
The primary and distinctive difference between contracting out and relationship property agreements relates to the timing and status of a relationship between two parties.