The Auckland Council may have to review one of its bylaws after a victory for Occupy Auckland protestors.
Judge David Wilson QC granted the Auckland Council a permanent injunction in December 2011, under section 162 of the Local Government Act.
That had the effect of bringing to a halt the Occupy Auckland protest at Aotea Square early last year.
But that was appealed by protestors, with a judgement from the High Court yesterday saying the earlier court ruling went too far.
Their lawyer Ron Mansfield believes the council should look at how the bylaw fits with the Bill of Rights.
"Hopefully will cause them to review pursuing litigation through our courts like this again."