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The Courts and the Public
In the first part of the Oration Sir Ivor Richardson explores four broad conceptual considerations underlying the relationship between the courts and the public: that the system of justice shouldExpand
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Preface: The April Report: Report of the Royal Commission on Social Policy
The Royal Commission on Social Policy was established to undertake a nation-wide inquiry designed to set social policy goals and to recommend what needed to be done to make New Zealand a more fairExpand
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Appellate Court Responsibilities and Tax Avoidance
The subject raises two questions for consideration: the interpretation of tax legislation, and the characterisation of transactions for tax purposes. This paper briefly outlines the problems ofExpand
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The Courts and Access to Justice
This article was first presented as a lecture at the Australasian Law Teachers' Association Conference held at Victoria University of Wellington, July 6, 1999. In it, Sir Ivor discusses access toExpand
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The New Zealand Bill of Rights: Experience and Potential, Including the Implications for Commerce
This article discusses the New Zealand Bill of Rights 1990. Firstly, it lays out the legislative history of the Act and explains how this led to a focus on cases concerning criminal justice. Then,Expand
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Emancipation of Minors
Traditionally under common law the father held a position of supreme authority in the family. He had the right to control the conduct and services of his child and was entitled to the earnings of hisExpand
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Rights Jurisprudence - Justice for All?
This article examines the need to balance the rights of individuals and minority groups against those of the community in the context of increasing emphasis on the protection of individual rightsExpand
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The Privy Council as the Final Court for the British Empire
After introductory comments on how the Judicial Committee functioned as the final court for the British Empire for over a century, including statistical material and discussion of the judicialExpand
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Organisational Review of the Inland Revenue Department
This report, requested by the New Zealand Government, considers the optimal organisation arrangements for tax administration, provision of taxation policy advice, legislative management andExpand
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