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Lending Money to your Children

Filed under: Contract Law, Relationship Property

A young couple were searching for their first home. They were both in full-time employment so they could afford the fortnightly mortgage repayments, but...

Development Agreements for Producers – This Option or That?

Filed under: Contract Law, Entertainment

When producing a film or TV programme, it is important that the production company has the necessary rights to do so. This starts in the development stage...

Buying a car from a private seller - know your rights…

Filed under: Contract Law, Consumer Law

What can you do if the vehicle you buy is faulty? Are there legal remedies?

What happens if I don’t give notice when I resign?

Filed under: Contract Law, Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Employment Agreements, Personal Grievances

When resigning from a job, an employee may ask what their employer can do if they don’t give the notice that is required by their employment agreement....

Employment agreements and discrimination

Filed under: Contract Law, Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Employment Agreements, Personal Grievances, Human Rights

In New Zealand, the Human Rights Act 1993 and Employment Relations Act 2000 makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee (or potential...

Abandonment of employment

Filed under: Contract Law, Employment Law, Employment Relationship Problems, Employment Agreements, Personal Grievances

Abandonment of employment is a concept in New Zealand case law (it’s not specifically covered by legislation) where an employer can declare an employee’s...

Shopping on Trade Me and the law of contract

Filed under: Contract Law, Consumer Law, eCommerce

The use of the internet for shopping is growing fast. As a consequence, it’s important for people to understand who the contracting parties are on sites...

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