Articles

Dishonesty in Visa Application Process

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Every New Zealand Visa Application has a set of prescribed criteria which the applicant has to meet in order to be eligible to apply under the specific category.  One of the general criteria is the applicant's character.  Applicants for all visas must be of good character and not pose a potential security risk to New Zealand1.  Read more

Changes to Skilled Migrant Category Resident Visa Immigration Instructions Effective From 14 August 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Significant changes to residence class visa instructions for Skilled Migrant Category ("SMC") will come into effect on 14 August 2017.  These changes were introduced by the Government in April 2017 in order to prioritise higher-paid and higher-skilled applicants.  The announced changes have no direct effect on any other visa categories.  Read more

Recent Posts


Tags

Limitation period Immigration Section 15A Zero Hour Contracts Seperation Erceg v Erceg Financial Advisers Act 2008 Contract Law Work and Income Vessel survey Section 15 Domestic Violence Act 1995 Charity begins at home Family Trusts Landlord Limitation Act 2010 SMC Financial products Interpretation of documents Interpretation Act 1999 Section 29 Broadbent v Ministry of Social Development Civil union Living standards Document Disclosure Gifting Maritime Law Income Customary Authority Ship Privacy Act 1993 Mortgagee Vessel surveyor Dismissal Indoor Management Rule Interest Due Diligence Divorce Partner of resident Eviction Family Protection Act 1955 Companies Act 1993 Incapacity Lease Asset Protection Principal Intellectual Property Psychological abuse Commercial Consumer credit contracts Creating Trusts Ship's Mortgage Terms of Trade Mortgagor Acknowledgment of Debt Grey Power Sharing Offending Employer Business Part payment Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003 (CCCFA) Commercial Law Re Estate of Feron Charity Clayton case Case Study Verbal abuse Acknowledgment Elder Law Testamentary Promises White v White Body Corporate Legislation update Property (Relationships) Act 1976 Blackwell v Hollings Personal Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 Wilson v Donnellan Trustee Duties Temper Violence Undue influence Company Law Lump sum Twelve years Interpretation Act 1999 Skilled migrant Property Matrimonial Home Section 182 Family Proceedings Act 1980 Wills Act 2007 Section 8 Repayment Re Estate of Campbell Financial services Ilott v Mitson 2017 UKSC 17 Commercial Property Expression of interest Termination Lease Titles Limitation Act 1950 Wills Invalid wills Relationship Property Immigration New Zealand Fair share Limitation defence Beneficiary Rights Tenant Litigation Family Court Wills Act 2007 Section 14 Directors' Duties Abuse Compensation Medical Will that do Charities Family Fair Trading Act 1986 Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMCA) Six years Division of Functions Trusts Bill Ministry of Social Development Testamentary freedom Murrell v Hamilton Rest Home Subsidies Deceased's wishes Testamentary writing Ministry Administrators duty Executors duty Sale of Goods Valid wills Maritime Lien Frustration Auckland Office Marriage Ship Registration Visa application Dividing Property Constructive trusts Family Home Loss of income Skilled migrant points Holiday pay Wills Act 2007 Section 11 Resident Visa ''Best Endeavours'' Validity of Wills Domestic violence Changes Tamarapa v Byerley Hawkes Bay Trustee Company Limited v Judd Gifts Will Subsidies Claims against estates Trust busting Financial services provider (FSP) Lankow v Rose Splitting Up Unfair contract terms Pattern of offending Partnership based work visa Resident Residential Protector Separate Property Recovery of money Economic disadvantage Protection Order Trust Check Up Tenants Wills Act 2007 Vessel Sale and Purchase Anti-money laundering (AML) Testamentary capacity Physical abuse Break up Unequal Sharing Reckless Trading Trust Confidentiality Health and Safety Reform Bill KiwiSaver Character requirements Albany Office Mortgage Personal Properties and Securities Act 1999 50/50 Split Casual employee Trusts Amundson v Raos Employment SN v MN [2017] NZCA 289 De facto WINZ Duress Shareholders' Agreement Estate Administration Insurance

Archive