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In order to join DLANZ, you will need to fill out the following form and make payment of the annual membership fee online.
We collect your personal information in order to verify that you are eligible to become a member of DLANZ and to keep records of our members We are obliged to comply with the Privacy Act 1993.
Membership is available to any person currently working in New Zealand in the conduct of criminal defence work (e.g. PDS lawyer, private bar defence lawyer, law clerk, duty solicitors, have a mixed practise but conduct defence work). By applying to be a member you are certifying that you are not a prosecutor. Prosecutors are not eligible to become DLANZ members nor to participate in DLANZ CLE events, nor to purchase its educational products.
If you wish to become a member but are part of a Crown panel then you may complete the application form, but specify that you are part of a Crown panel and your membership application will be considered.
DLANZ reserves the right to decline any applications for membership if the membership criteria is not met. In the event that your application is declined, we will contact you to arrange a refund of the membership fee.