Guidelines, Protocols & Articles

Queen's Counsel - Guidelines for candidates 2017

Queen's Counsel guidelines issued by the Attorney General and Chief Justice. Published: 27 February 2017

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Queen's Counsel - Application form 2017

Application form for appointment as Queen's Counsel 2017. Published: 27 February 2017

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Cabinet Directions for the Conduct of Crown Legal Business 2016

These are the Cabinet Directions for the conduct of Crown Legal Business 2016. Published: 12 May, 2016

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Working Together: a guide to working with Crown Law

A guide for clients, covering the procedures Crown Law follows when preparing advice. Published: Oct 2, 2015

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Queen's Counsel appointments since 1907

Queen's Counsel appointment since 1907 as at July 2016. Published: Jul 19, 2016

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Queen's Counsel appointments with current Practising Certificates

Queen's Counsel appointments with current Practising Certificates. Published: Aug 21, 2015

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Crown Solicitors - Terms of Office

These provisions set out the terms of office for all Crown Solicitors from 1 July 2017. Published: 26 May 2017

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Judicial Appointments Protocol

This booklet sets out the process for making appointments of Judges of the higher courts. Published: May 21, 2014

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Attorney-General's Civil Litigation Values

This document sets out the Attorney-General's values for the conduct of civil litigation by the Crown, dated 31 July 2013. Published: Aug 30, 2013

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Revoking the Crown Solicitors Regulations 1994 - Regulatory Impact Statement

An analysis of the options for the legal form of the terms of office for the Crown Solicitors. Published: May 20, 2013

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Crown Solicitors Amendment Regulations 2012 – Regulatory Impact Statement

An analysis of the options to manage expenditure on Crown prosecutions in the short term (2012/13). Published: Jun 13, 2012

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Protocols between the Solicitor-General and Commissioner of Inland Revenue

On 29 July 2009 Inland Revenue and Crown Law Office set out protocols outlining how the two organisations will work together. Published: Jul 29, 2009

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Proposed IR/CLO relationship stucture

Proposed relationship structure between Inland Revenue and Crown Law Office. Published: Jul 29, 2009

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Principles for sharing Law Officer power: the role of the New Zealand Solicitor-General

By John McGrath QC

(1998) 18 NZULR 197
Published: Jan 1, 1998

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