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5 Matching Questions

  1. Millar v Ministry of Transport 1986
  2. Act of Union 1707
  3. Attorney-General v Ngati Apa 2003
  4. Maori Affairs Amendment Act 1967
  5. Petition of Rights 1627
  1. a ⊕ Charles I signed this document, under pressure from the parliament
    ⊕ It petitioned the King to desist from raising taxes without Parliament's consent, and from breaching civil rights through arbitrary arrests and the imposition of marshall law
  2. b ⊕ Openly showed New Zealand taking an independent path with case law
    ⊕ Britain's influence was changing and slowly deminishing
  3. c ⊕ Court of Appeal decision
    ⊕ Ngati Apa investigation into whether or not they have ownership claims on the Foreshore & Seabed in their rohe
    ⊕ Crown claimed ownership under common law
    ⊕ Crown had never extinguished Maori title of the foreshore and seabed
    ⊕ Ngati Apa needed to prove ownership in the Maori Land Court
    ⊕ The Maori land court could issue freehold title if Ngati Apa gave sufficient evidence supporting their claim
    ⊕ The government passed the Foreshore & Seabed Act 2004 - shows parliamentary supremacy
  4. d ⊕ Passed under a national government
    ⊕ Free up more Maori land for sale
    ⊕ Maori protested this and the act led to Maori civil rights movements in the 1970's
  5. e ⊕ Created the United Kingdom of Great Britian

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. ⊕ Part of New Zealand's unwritten constitution
    ⊕ Ensures an election is held every three years
  2. ⊕ 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
  3. ⊕ This act incorporated the rights of accused people after arrest
  4. ⊕ Bill of Rights 1688 successfully used as a precedent in this case
    ⊕ Prime Minister Robert Muldoon issued a statement saying that the Superannuation Act 1974 was going to be repealed.
    ⊕ This was not within his powers and was illegal
    ⊕ It breached s1 of the Bill of Rights Act 1688
    ⊕ Parliament are the only body who can repeal legislation
    ⊕ It displayed undemocratic actions of the Prime Minister
  5. ⊕ New Zealand the first nation to set up a comprehensive pension system
    ⊕ Provided small regular payments to the 'deserving poor' of a certain age
    ⊕ Revolutionary but also racist as it excluded Asian New Zealanders

5 True/False Questions

  1. Declaration of Independence 1835⊕ Waitangi Tribunal Established


  2. Foreshore and Seabed Act 2004⊕ Unique New Zealand approach


  3. Companies Act 1993⊕ Used to gain official information that is personal to yourself


  4. Entick v Carrington 1765⊕ Upheld the rights of all individuals to be free from unreasonable search and seizure by the state
    ⊕ CJ Lord Camden ruled the search illegal as it was not based on any legislation or a common law precedent
    ⊕ Still applicable in New Zealand today


  5. Trial by Battle⊕ Hobson issued a proclamation that sovereignty over the North Island of New Zealand had been gained by cession and the South Island by discovery


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