Posts Tagged ‘Law Society’

SkyCity costs greater than benefits, MPs told

Friday, September 20th, 2013

The Law Society says it appears the costs of the SkyCity convention centre deal outweigh the benefits to the public. SkyCity is to build a $402 million centre in central Auckland in exchange for an extension of its casino license and being allowed to operate more gaming machines and tables. The bill allowing the deal Read more

Immigration powers opposed by Law Society

Friday, September 7th, 2012

The New Zealand Law Society says new powers for immigration officers to arrest and detain overstayers for deportation are a recipe for disaster and should be put on hold. Immigration New Zealand says three people have been detained since the new powers came into force on Monday. The Law Society says it has grave concerns Read more