The New Zealand legal system has two main sources:
There are three branches of Government :
Find out more about our legal system at the Ministry of Justice website.
Historic Acts of Parliament - especially for researchers!
A new website containing the New Zealand Acts 1841-2007 As-Enacted Collection is now available at: www.nzlii.org/nz/legis/hist_act
For current legislation and repealed legislation, visit the New Zealand Legislation website.
The Acts are in PDF format.