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New Ways to Make International Environmental Law
This article suggests new ways to make international law for the environment. The existing methods are slow, cumbersome, expensive, uncoordinated and uncertain. Something better must be found if theExpand
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Unbridled Power? An Interpretation of New Zealand's Constitution and Government
This book is about the exercise of power in the New Zealand government, and its second edition has been substantially revised to describe how government works - and how it can be altered. ItExpand
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New Zealand's constitution in crisis : reforming our political system
This book was published in 1992 before the first referendum on the introduction of a new electoral system in New Zealand, based on a mixed-member proportional system similar to that of Germany. ThatExpand
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The Treaty of Waitangi - Where to from here?
The Treaty of Waitangi is a literature of some distinction, unique to New Zealand, and has developed jurisprudence of near Byzantine complexity. This paper attempts to provide an overview of whereExpand
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The Future of Community Responsibility
This paper considers the future of community responsibility - the central philosophical principle of the 1967 Report of the Royal Commission concerning compensation for personal injury in New ZealandExpand
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Protecting New Zealand's Environment: An Analysis of the Government's Proposed Freshwater Management and Resource Management Act 1991 Reforms
This report has been prepared at the request of the New Zealand Fish and Game Council in response to the Government’s announced proposals to amend the Resource Management Act 1991 and reformExpand
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What is Parliament for
Seldom do we stop to ask what is the purpose of Parliament? What are its functions and how does it carry them out? If we do not try and answer these basic questions, Parliament is at risk of failingExpand
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Privacy and the Law
This paper was originally presented as a public lecture delivered to a Victoria University of Wellington Symposium on Computers, Records and Privacy. The increased amount of planning in our sort ofExpand
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The Design of Compensation Systems: Tort Principles Rule, O.K.?
In the 1994 Monsanto Lecture, Professor Sir Geoffrey Palmer argues that the New Zealand experience in abolishing tort law as a method of compensating personal injuries contains some lessons for theExpand
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A Bill of Rights for New Zealand
The two Bills of Rights which have been suggested for New Zealand so far were in their different ways misconceived and we are better off without them. It would be possible, however, to have a Bill ofExpand
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