How to read New Zealand's new Trust Act 2019 - (2020) 13 Journal of Equity 325

22 Pages Posted: 18 Feb 2021

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Geoff McLay

Victoria University of Wellington - Law Faculty

Date Written: January 1, 2021

Abstract

The Trusts Act 2019 (NZ), which come into effect at the end of January 2021, is the most significant private law reform in New Zealand since the Companies Act 1993 (NZ). This article gives essential background to the Act, to read the Act against, and points to the conceptual issues and debates that lie at the heart of successfully navigating the Act.

Keywords: Trusts, Equity, New Zealand, Law reform

Suggested Citation

McLay, Geoff, How to read New Zealand's new Trust Act 2019 - (2020) 13 Journal of Equity 325 (January 1, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3771008 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3771008

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