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5 Matching questions

  1. Human Rights Act 1993
  2. 1066
  3. Old Age Pensions Act 1898
  4. Simpson v Attorney-General 1994
  5. New Zealand Constitution (Amendment) Act 1947
  1. a ⊕ A case showing New Zealand taking and openly independent path
  2. b ⊕ British Parliament gave New Zealand the power to change the Constitution Act 1852
  3. c ⊕ 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'
  4. d ⊕ Unique New Zealand approach
  5. e ⊕ 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. ⊕ A Letters Patent was issued creating New Zealand as a Crown colony
    ⊕ New Zealand was now separate from New South Wales
  2. ⊕ Waitangi Tribunal Established
  3. ⊕ Combined the administration of common law and equity and created a Supreme Court covering all jurisdictions
  4. ⊕ New Zealand the first nation in the world to introduce compulsory arbitration
    ⊕ Promoted cooperation between employers and employees
    ⊕ Gave trade unions legal status and introduced minimum wage rates and enforceable employment conditions
    ⊕ Arbitration court was developed
  5. ⊕ Took away Maori rights
    ⊕ Statute passed because of the implications that would be caused from the Attorney-General v Ngati Apa 2003 case
    ⊕ Guaranteed public access to the foreshore and seabed
    ⊕ regulated the use of the foreshore and seabed
    ⊕ protected existing maori customary rights associated with the foreshore and seabed
    ⊕ The anger this act caused with Maori led to the formation of the Maori Party
    ⊕ The act has been repealed by the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act

5 True/False questions

  1. New Zealand Settlements Act 1863⊕ Extended the independence of the New Zealand legislature
    ⊕ New Zealand could now make laws that conflicted with that of Britain, so long as the laws did not extend to New Zealand specifically


  2. Te Weehi v Regional Fisheries Officer 1896⊕ 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


  3. Corbett v Social Security Commission 1962⊕ 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


  4. Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. 1893⊕ 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. Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997⊕ New Zealand became a unicameral state
    ⊕ Only having the one House of Representatives


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