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  1. Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. 1893
  2. Social Security Act 1938
  3. Bill of Rights Act 1688
  4. Supreme Court Act 2003
  5. Millar v Ministry of Transport 1986
  1. a ⊕ This case established the necessary requirements for contract formation
    ⊕ For a contract to be valid there needs to be an offer, acceptance and consideration
  2. b ⊕ Passed under a Labour Government
    ⊕ Provided 'cradle to the grave' government support in NZ
    ⊕ Includes the Superannuation benefit, Family benefit and the Unemployment benefit
  3. c ⊕ Signed by William III
    ⊕ Guaranteed the rights and powers of Parliament and also protected important personal liberties
    ⊕ England became a constitutional monarchy
    ⊕ Prevents the monarchy from suspending laws, raising taxes without Parliament's consent
    ⊕ Subjects could petition the Monarch
    ⊕ Have the right to bear arms (although Roman Catholics were exempt)
    ⊕ Parliamentary procedure is protected, including free elections and freedom of speech in Parliament
    ⊕ Due process is protected, including provisions against excessive bail, torture and the bullying of jurors
    ⊕ An example of the use of the Bill of Rights Act 1688 being used in a New Zealand case was in Fitzgerald v Muldoon
  4. d ⊕ Openly showed New Zealand taking an independent path with case law
    ⊕ Britain's influence was changing and slowly deminishing
  5. e ⊕ Made the Supreme Court
    ⊕ New Zealand's highest court
    ⊕ Abolished the right of appeal to the Privy Council

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. ⊕ New Zealand became a unicameral state
    ⊕ Only having the one House of Representatives
  2. ⊕ New Zealand became a dominion
  3. ⊕ 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    ⊕ The act has been repealed by the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act
  4. ⊕ 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
  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. Petition of Rights 1627⊕ Created the United Kingdom of Great Britian


  2. 1295⊕ Model parliament introduced by Edward I
    ⊕ New Zealand's parliament based on this


  3. Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975⊕ Enshrined the Wi Parata view of native title
    ⊕ Native title could not be recognised unless supported by a Crown grant


  4. New Zealand Settlements Act 1863⊕ This Act allowed for two houses of parliament in New Zealand
    ⊕ The House of Representatives (the lower house) who passed the legislation and had more power than the Legislative Council (the upper house). Appointed by the Governor and it acted as a check on the House of Representatives
    ⊕ This Act included several entrenched provisions that could only be amended by Britain
    ⊕ This act only allowed for New Zealand to make laws for the peace, order and good government of New Zealand - they could not conflict with British law


  5. Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997⊕ New Zealand became a unicameral state
    ⊕ Only having the one House of Representatives