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Second Issues Paper online submission form

This online form contains information and consultation questions from our Second Issues Paper.

We want to hear your views. Your feedback will help us make recommendations on the law about adults whose decision-making is affected.

The content in this online submission form is grouped by topic and chapter.

While completing the form, you can return to our Issues Paper at any time by clicking the link at the side of the page. There are also links to each chapter provided at the start of each section in the form.

How to get started

Click the button below to start the survey. Remember to click ‘Save your answers’ when you complete a section. You can go back and edit your answers by clicking any of the topic links on the right-hand side of the page.

You can answer one, some, or all of the questions. You can answer questions on just one topic, some topics or all topics.

At the end of the survey, we will ask for some information about you including your email address. You do not have to provide this information, although it is helpful to us if you do. You will also be able to review all of your answers at the end of the survey before you click “Submit”.

How we will use your information

Information you give us is subject to the Official Information Act 1982 and the Privacy Act 2020.

For more information about the Official Information Act, please see the Ombudsman’s website. For more information about the Privacy Act, please see the Privacy Commissioner’s website.

If you send us a submission, we will:

  • Consider the submission in our review.
  • Keep the submission as part of our official records.

We may also:

  • Publish the submission on our website.
  • Refer to the submission in our publications.
  • Use the submission to inform our work in other reviews.

Your submission may contain personal information. You have the right to access and correct your personal information at any time.

You can request that we do not publish your name or any other identifying information in your submission. If you request this, we will not publish your name or any other information that we think might identify you or others on our website or in our publications.

If we receive a request under the Official Information Act that includes your submission, we may be required to release it. If you have requested that we not publish your name or other identifying information, we will not release that information under the Official Information Act without consulting with you.

If you have questions about the way we manage your submission, you can contact us at huarahi.whakatau@lawcom.govt.nz