The Law Commission gratefully acknowledges the contributions of all the people and organisations who made submissions and provided input in other ways to this review. Copies of submissions remain available on the Commission’s website at

The project was led by the Honourable Dr Wayne Mapp QSO. The Senior Legal & Policy Advisor was Peter McRae and the Legal & Policy Advisor was Eliza Prestidge Oldfield. Rachel Hayward and Mark Wright were instrumental in getting the project underway. Kristen Ross contributed to bringing this Report to publication.