The Effect of the Advent of the Mixed-Member Proportional Voting System Upon the Role of the Governor-General of New Zealand

@article{Cox2003TheEO,
  title={The Effect of the Advent of the Mixed-Member Proportional Voting System Upon the Role of the Governor-General of New Zealand},
  author={N. Cox},
  journal={The Bond Law Review},
  year={2003},
  volume={14},
  pages={9}
}
  • N. Cox
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology, Economics
  • The Bond Law Review
The Governor-General can be said to have three principal roles, constitutional, ceremonial, and community leadership. Of these, though it is the first which has been the subject of the most intensive study, it is perhaps the third which has greatest day-to-day importance. This role includes commenting on contemporary social trends and virtues. The ceremonial role of the Governor-General is seen as relatively unimportant, due to the lack of a tradition of overt symbolism and ceremony in New… Expand