Posts in Legislation

Riding a Lime scooter? Watch out for Parking Wardens

Chances are you have ridden a Lime scooter, particularly if you live in or have visited one of the cities where they operate. But have you ever given any thought to where you left it once you were done? Rumours are emerging that Councils in parts of the country where Lime scooters operate may consider regulating their use under parking management bylaws. Councils use parking bylaws to determine which activities can be carried out in a particular area. The bylaws cover matters such as where you can park and for… Read More

Alcohol reforms to be tightened under new bill

A new bill proposing tighter alcohol reforms is said to be in the process of being drafted with the intention of submitting it to the house sometime in the coming months. A parliamentary insider, who cannot be named for fear of reprisals, has drawn attention to this new bill which is said to be influenced strongly by the views of Sir Geoffrey Palmer and supported by noted politicians such as Judith Collins and Michael Woodhouse. Sir Geoffrey’s condemnation of MPs regarding alcohol reform issues was widely publicised in 2012, when… Read More