Lawyers for Climate Action NZ v. The Climate Change Commission
Jurisdiction: High Court
Principle law(s): Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Act (amending the Climate Change Response Act 2002)
Side A: Lawyers for Climate Action (Ngo)
Side B: Climate Change Commission (Government)
Related laws and policies
The Climate Change Response Act 2002 established an institutional and legal framework for New Zealand to ratify and meet its obligations and the Kyoto Protocol and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. To this end, the Act authorised the Minister of Finance to manage New Zeal...