The Consumer Law Reform Bill was passed by Parliament on Tuesday 10 December 2013, meaning that the Bill is now in its final form and awaiting enactment.

The Bill brings extensive changes to consumer law in New Zealand. It presents a number of implications that businesses will need to review.

Some of the changes will take immediate effect, while others will take effect within 6 to 15 months. View the table containing a summary of changes under the Bill and when the changes will take effect.