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Providers of legal and other services associated with the NZCRS are independent contractors and the NZCRS accepts no liability for any advice or services provided in connection with, or decisions made in reliance on, information provided by the NZCRS.

The NZCRS reserves the right to change, add to, delete from, or otherwise amend the service requirements of the NZCRS, at any time without notice, in order to make improvements or correct any errors or omissions.

The information provided on the NZCRS website is of general nature and is a guide only. If used, the information does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. 

All reasonable measures have been taken to ensure the quality and accuracy of the information available via this website as at the date it was posted to the site. However, if you find any information that you believe may be inaccurate, send us an email to let us know.

The information available on this website is not intended to cover every situation and may not include details relevant to a user's particular circumstances. Specific advice should be sought from qualified professionals prior to taking any action or otherwise relying on any content or information received from, viewed, downloaded or otherwise obtained from this site.

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), including NZCRS, cannot accept any liability for the accuracy or content of material on this website:

  • whether in contract, equity or tort, or under any other legal principle or legislation
  • for any direct or indirect losses or damage of any kind arising from use of this site. This includes any reliance placed on NZCRS or MBIE as a result of having read or used, any part or all of, the information or content on this site.

Without limiting the above, you are advised that:

  1. NZCRS may change, add to, delete from, or otherwise amend the content of this site without notice.
  2. MBIE makes no warranties, guaranties or undertakings as to results that may be obtained from information contained on this web site. Content and information provided is not professional or legal advice.
  3. The content and information provided does not substitute or in any way alter or affect the laws of New Zealand or any other official guidelines or requirements.

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Links to other websites are for the convenience of users and are not an endorsement or authorisation by MBIE, including NZCRS. MBIE:

  1. is not responsible for and does not accept any liability for the contents, accuracy or reliability of any linked websites;
  2. does not necessarily endorse the site contents, advertising, related material, any views expressed within them, nor any products offered on any linked websites; and
  3. cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and has no control over availability of the linked pages. 

When visiting other websites, please refer to the terms and conditions of use and copyright and privacy policies of those sites.