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  1. Fitzgerald v Muldoon 1976
  2. Magna Carta 1297
  3. Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1894
  4. Accident Compensation Act 1972
  5. New Zealand Settlements Act 1863
  1. a ⊕ A statute that was passed in order to confiscate Maori land
  2. b ⊕ This document was formally incorporated into legislation during Edward I's reign
    ⊕ Still part of the New Zealand legal system under the Imperial Laws Application Act 1988
    ⊕ By law the King had to consult with Parliament before raising taxes, confirmed the right to be tried before a jury of your peers and also gave a role in national decision making
  3. c ⊕ Replaced the common law area of personal injury negligence with a communal insurance fund
  4. d ⊕ 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    ⊕ Prime Minister Robert Muldoon issued a statement saying that the Superannuation Act 1974 was going to be repealed.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. e ⊕ 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. ⊕ Increased the role of Maori in the New Zealand legal system
    ⊕ Created four Maori seats in parliament
  2. ⊕ 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
  3. ⊕ 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
  4. ⊕ 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
  5. ⊕ 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 True/False questions

  1. Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975⊕ Relied on by individuals when they allege to have been ripped off when buying goods and services


  2. 1066⊕ 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. 1660⊕ Monarchy restored


  4. 1154-1189⊕ English Civil War between the Monarchy and Parliament
    ⊕ Parliament were victorious


  5. Te Weehi v Regional Fisheries Officer 1896⊕ Embodies Maori land law
    ⊕ Prevents alienation of Maori land
    ⊕ Helps Maori to retain land
    ⊕ Maori customary land ownership strengthened


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