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5 Matching questions

  1. May 1840
  2. The English Judicature Acts 1873 & 1875
  3. Bognuda v Upton & Shearer Ltd 1972
  4. Salomon v Salomon & Co 1897
  5. 1660
  1. a ⊕ Combined the administration of common law and equity and created a Supreme Court covering all jurisdictions
  2. b ⊕ Affirmed the Corbett stance
    ⊕ Followed the Privy Council rather than the House of Lords
  3. c ⊕ Hobson issued a proclamation that sovereignty over the North Island of New Zealand had been gained by cession and the South Island by discovery
  4. d ⊕ Decision made in the British House of Lords
    ⊕ Confirmed separate legal identity of the limited liability company from an individual
  5. e ⊕ Monarchy restored

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. ⊕ The nobility wanted more power so they eventually forced the King to sign and agree to their demands, such as;
    ⊕ Consultation over taxation
    ⊕ The right to be tried before a jury of their peers
    ⊕ A role in national decision making
  2. ⊕ New Zealand Maori Council v Attorney-General case concerned with s9 of this act
    ⊕ The act declares that the governments actions must align with the principles in the treaty of waitangi
  3. ⊕ Passed under a Labour Government
    ⊕ Provided 'cradle to the grave' government support in NZ
    ⊕ Includes the Superannuation benefit, Family benefit and the Unemployment benefit
  4. ⊕ Concerned access to official information
    ⊕ New Zealand Court of Appeal followed a Privy Council decision rather than a House of Lords one
    ⊕ Decided that the House of Lords had no formal jurisdiction over the New Zealand Courts
    ⊕ A landmark decision as the new separate Court of Appeal followed a precedent from the Privy Council and not the top court of England, the House of Lords
  5. ⊕ Environmental Law
    ⊕ The Environment Court set up
    ⊕ Geoffrey Palmer influential
    ⊕ Provided Maori with special rights as Tangata Whenua of Aoteoroa
    ⊕ Regulates the use of natural and physical resources in New Zealand
    ⊕ Any action in accordance with this act must be in accordance with the principles of the treaty
    ⊕ Consultation with Maori required under this act

5 True/False questions

  1. Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993⊕ 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


  2. 1875⊕ The New Zealand provincial system was abolished
    ⊕ New Zealand was too small to sustain this type of government set up
    ⊕ This caused the New Zealand government to become more and more centralised


  3. Habeas Corpus Act 2001⊕ Incorporates the rights of Habeas Corpus Act 1640
    ⊕ Rights of accused after arrest


  4. Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. 1893⊕ This case established the necessary requirements for contract formation
    ⊕ For a contract to be valid there needs to be an offer, acceptance and consideration


  5. Donoghue v Stevenson 1932⊕ 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


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