Miscellaneous provisions

Key statutes

  • Flags, Emblems and Names Protection Act 1981 (s 20)
  • Department of Justice (Restructuring) Act 1995

Key secondary legislation

None

Information/links to recent or currently underway reviews

The New Zealand Flag Referendums Act 2015 recently considered the design of the flag. The referendum kept our current flag so amendments to the Flags, Emblems and Names Protection Act were not adopted.  

Forward work

The District Court and High Court Rules are regularly and routinely updated to improve court practice by the Rules Committee.