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5 Matching questions

  1. Donoghue v Stevenson 1932
  2. Families Commission Act 2003
  3. Fair Trading Act 1986
  4. 1839
  5. November 1840
  1. a ⊕ Relied on by individuals when they allege to have been ripped off when buying goods and services
  2. b ⊕ Created the modern tort of negligence
    ⊕ Decision part of New Zealand common law
    ⊕ Duty to another party is breached causing a loss of some sort
    ⊕ Importance lessened in New Zealand due to personal injury negligence claims being resolved with the ACC fund from the Accident Compensation Act 1972
  3. c ⊕ A Letters Patent was issued creating New Zealand as a Crown colony
    ⊕ New Zealand was now separate from New South Wales
  4. d ⊕ Established the families commission
    ⊕ United Future idea that the labour government supported as they need United Future in their coalition to make a majority in the house
  5. e ⊕ The boundaries of the British colony of New South Wales was extended to include New Zealand
    ⊕ This was pending Britain's acquisition of sovereignty over New Zealand

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. ⊕ Created the United Kingdom of Great Britian
  2. ⊕ The invasion of the Norman people in England
    ⊕ They were from Northern France
    ⊕ William the Conqueror was their King
    ⊕ He was England's first absolute Monarch
    ⊕ Imposed his power across the whole land
    ⊕ Every court then followed his direction - it became consistent and common - giving way to the concept of 'common law'
  3. ⊕ Passed by Henry VIII
    ⊕ This Act made him legally head of the church he created, The Church of England
    ⊕ Leading citizens had to swear and Oath of Supremacy recognising his new powers
    ⊕ Sir Thomas More did not
  4. ⊕ Organised by British resident James Busby
    ⊕ A number of northern chiefs (The United Tribes of New Zealand) signed this declaration proclaiming their national independence and asking the Crown for recognition and protection
    ⊕ The document lacked regional coverage and the annual congress did not meet until the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, 5 years later
  5. ⊕ Made the Supreme Court
    ⊕ New Zealand's highest court
    ⊕ Abolished the right of appeal to the Privy Council

5 True/False questions

  1. New Zealand Constitution Amendment (Request and Consent) Act 1947⊕ This Act allowed for two houses of parliament in New Zealand
    ⊕ The House of Representatives (the lower house) who passed the legislation and had more power than the Legislative Council (the upper house). Appointed by the Governor and it acted as a check on the House of Representatives
    ⊕ This Act included several entrenched provisions that could only be amended by Britain
    ⊕ This act only allowed for New Zealand to make laws for the peace, order and good government of New Zealand - they could not conflict with British law


  2. Trial by Battle⊕ Two people would settle their issue with a joust or sword fight or hand-to-hand combat. If you won the fight, God was believed to be on your side and you were innocent


  3. New Zealand Maori Council v Attorney-General 1987⊕ A case showing New Zealand taking and openly independent path


  4. Millar v Ministry of Transport 1986⊕ Relied on by individuals when they allege to have been ripped off when buying goods and services


  5. Statute of Westminster 1931⊕ Britain passed this act
    ⊕ The act was able to be adopted by dominions of the Commonwealth and it made the dominions self-governing
    ⊕ New Zealand took 16 years to adopt the statute


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