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5 Matching questions

  1. English Laws Act 1858
  2. Woolmington v Director of Public Prosecutions 1935
  3. Bognuda v Upton & Shearer Ltd 1972
  4. The English Judicature Acts 1873 & 1875
  5. Signing of the Magna Carta 1215
  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 ⊕ Passed by the New Zealand Parliament
    ⊕ The Act stated that New Zealand inherited all the laws of England as at 14 January 1840
    ⊕ Inherited the statutory and common law
  4. d ⊕ Affirmed the right of a defendant/accused to be presumed innocent until proven guilty
  5. e ⊕ 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. ⊕ This act incorporated the rights of accused people after arrest
  2. ⊕ During the WWII
    ⊕ Recognised the treaty as one of cession - not a simple nullity
    ⊕ Did support Prendergasts view that the treaty had no legally binding effect unless incorporated in a statute
    ⊕ Privy Council decision - highest court for New Zealand at this time
    ⊕ Privy Council ruling binds lower courts to adhere to this reasoning
    ⊕ Against article 2 of treaty "undisturbed possession of lands..."
    ⊕ Privy Council view the treaty as an international law document contrary to Predergasts view of the treaty
  3. ⊕ Outlines the rights of individual citizens in relation to the state
    ⊕ Unique approach to human rights jurisprudence
    ⊕ Geoffrey Palmer played a key role in the development of this statute
  4. ⊕ 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. ⊕ Challenged Prendergasts view in Wi Parata case
    ⊕ J Williamson recognised Maori customary fishing rights and native title - Article 2 of the treaty

5 True/False questions

  1. The Native Lands Acts 1862 & 1865⊕ Combined the administration of common law and equity and created a Supreme Court covering all jurisdictions


  2. Constitution Act 1986⊕ Used to gain official information that is personal to yourself


  3. Act of Union 1707⊕ Created the United Kingdom of Great Britian


  4. Declaration of Independence 1835⊕ 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


  5. 1642-1651⊕ English Civil War between the Monarchy and Parliament
    ⊕ Parliament were victorious