New Zealand Law/System

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Background[edit]

based on the Prescription of 31 May 2010

Joseph "Constitutional and Administrative Law in New Zealand" (3rd ed 2007)
Palmer "Bridled Power" (4th Ed 2004)

Fundamental Principles of the Constitution[edit]

Rule of Law[edit]

Seperation of Powers[edit]

Joseph Ch 7

Parliamentary Sovereignty[edit]

Cases[edit]

  • Fitzgerald v Muldoon (1976)
  • Shaw v CIR (1999)

Statutes[edit]

Readings[edit]

Joseph Ch 14

Treaty of Waitangi[edit]

Statutes[edit]

Cases[edit]

Readings[edit]

Joseph Ch 3

Institutions of State[edit]

Parliament[edit]

Statutes[edit]

Readings[edit]

Joseph Ch 10 and 12

Cases[edit]

  • Prebble v TVNZ (1994)

Courts[edit]

Statutes[edit]

Cases[edit]

Readings[edit]

  • Joseph Ch 20

Governor General[edit]

Readings[edit]

Joseph Ch 18 and 19.3 - 19.5

Statutes[edit]

Cases[edit]

CIR v Medical Council of NZ (1997)

The Executive[edit]

Statutes[edit]

Readings[edit]

Joseph Ch 19

Palmer Ch 6 and 7

Judicial Review[edit]

Cases[edit]

  • Council of Civil Service Unions v Minister for the Civil Servants (1985)
  • AG v Ahmed Zaoui (2005)
  • University of Auckland v Tertiary Education Commission (2004)
  • Lab Tests Auckland v Auckland DHB (2009)

Statutes[edit]

Readings[edit]

  • Joseph ch 21-24
  • "The Judge on your shoulder" Crown Law Office, 2005

Domestic Incorporation of Int’l Law[edit]

Readings[edit]

  • 5.73 & 5.74
  • 7.60 & 7.61
  • 7.112 - 7.122

Cases[edit]

  • Ashby v Minister of Immigration (1981)
  • Tavita v Minister of Immigration (1994)
  • Puli’uvea v Removal Review Authority (1996)
  • NZ Airline Pilots’ Association v AG (1997)
  • Sellers v Maritime Safety Inspector (1999)

New Zealand Bill of Rights[edit]

Statutes[edit]

New Zealand Bill of Rights Act, esp s 6, 21, 27, 29

Readings[edit]

Joseph, Ch 27

Cases[edit]

Officers of Parliament[edit]

Statutes[edit]

Ombudsmen Act 1975, s5, 20 and 28

Readings[edit]

Joseph Ch 11

Official Information, Human Rights and Protected Disclosures[edit]

Statutes[edit]

Readings[edit]

  • Joseph Ch 9
  • Palmer Ch 14

Statutory Interpretation[edit]

Statutes[edit]

Readings[edit]

Burrows "Statute law in New Zealand" (Butterworths, Wellington 2003)

References[edit]


See also[edit]