Sexual harassment in the workplace – what to do?

The Employment Relations Act 2000 (“ERA”) and the Human Rights Act 1993 (“HRA”) cover the in-depth processes, remedies and forms of general and sexual harassment in the workplace for New Zealand employees. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment that is defined as “sexual harassment” in the workplace, and a number of examples of forms

By |2020-04-07T13:46:32+12:00February 7th, 2019|

Hague Convention

The Hague Convention (“HC”) is the international law that governs theabduction of children. Abduction is defined as taking children from acountry without the consent of their parents or guardians. Essentially, the HC regulates how countries interact with each other when a child has unlawfully been taken to another country. The HC’s objectives include securing the

By |2020-04-07T13:44:02+12:00February 7th, 2019|

Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988 (PPPR)

The purpose of the PPPR is to protect the personal and property rights of people who are not capable of managing their own affairs.This includes, but is not limited to, someone who is mentally ill, has an intellectual disability, or a brain injury that will affect their mental capacity. There are numerous orders that can

By |2020-04-07T13:40:44+12:00February 7th, 2019|

Meth contaminated properties

A property that has been used to manufacture methamphetamine, or has had methamphetamine smoked inside, can be contaminated with methamphetamine residue that can be present on the surfaces inside the property. A property used for manufacturing this illicit drug has different health implications than a property where the drug was just smoked. The manufacturing process

By |2020-04-07T13:37:19+12:00February 7th, 2019|
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