Law in a Nutshell Workshops

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Mangere Community Law Centre and Auckland Disability Law would like to invite you to register for this Law in a Nutshell programme which is specially focused on disability and your legal rights. 
Sessions covered include:

  • Introduction to the Law & Disability Law in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Education Law:  Right to an education, special education, discrimination, disciplinary processes for disabled students and youth justice processes for people with disabilities.
  • Employment Law: Pre-employment rights, handling problems at work, Minimum Wage Exemptions and discrimination.
  • Criminal Law, Police & Courts:  Disabled people connecting with police and navigating the courts.
  • Family Law and Domestic Violence: our rights and processes  
  • Health & Disability Code, Privacy Act and Consumer Law.
  • Wills & Powers of Attorney, and personal safety.      
  • Tenancy Law: Our rights as tenants, sorting out problems, and the social housing system.

This free eight week programme runs every Wednesday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, starting 4 May 2016 to 22 June 2016. 
Please Register for these workshops by phoning (with your name and contact number if you reach the answer phone) or by emailing with the following information:

  • Name, email address, contact phone number and access requirements.

Sessions are free.  Morning tea will be provided.  The sessions start at 9.30 am.
Access Requirements ­

  • Venue: Seminar Room, Mangere Community Law Centre, Shop 27 (near NZ Post Shop), Waddon Place, Mangere Town Centre.  The venue is wheelchair accessible.
  • If you require an NZSL interpreter to be booked, please advise us by 22 April 2016.
  • Please let us know if you require written resources ahead of time for your braille reader or for your access requirements.
  • If you need workshop material adapted for your understanding, you are welcome to bring a support person, caregiver, family member or agency with you.
  • Please let us know if you have any other access requirements. 

Registration closes 22 April 2016.

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