Lawyers and Conveyancers (Employed Lawyers Providing Free Legal Services) Amendment Bill

About this bill

This Member’s bill amends the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006 to allow a lawyer who is an employee to do free legal work other than for the lawyer’s employer on conditions set by the New Zealand Law Society.

Current status

Defeated at second reading on 15 February 2022

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Member's bill



All data
Bill type Member's bill
Parliament 53
Ref 311-1
Introduced 28 July 2020
First reading 24 March 2021
Select Committee Justice Committee
Public submissions due 7 May 2021
Select Committee report back 14 December 2021
Defeated 15 February 2022
Defeated at reading 2
Divided No

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