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5 Matching questions

  1. November 1840
  2. Trial by Battle
  3. Human Rights Act 1993
  4. New Zealand Settlements Act 1863
  5. Salomon v Salomon & Co 1897
  1. a ⊕ Unique New Zealand approach
  2. b ⊕ A Letters Patent was issued creating New Zealand as a Crown colony
    ⊕ New Zealand was now separate from New South Wales
  3. c ⊕ A statute that was passed in order to confiscate Maori land
  4. d ⊕ Decision made in the British House of Lords
    ⊕ Confirmed separate legal identity of the limited liability company from an individual
  5. e ⊕ 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 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. ⊕ Upheld the rights of all individuals to be free from unreasonable search and seizure by the state
    ⊕ CJ Lord Camden ruled the search illegal as it was not based on any legislation or a common law precedent
    ⊕ Still applicable in New Zealand today
  3. ⊕ James I declared that whenever common law and equity conflicted, equity would prevail
  4. ⊕ 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. ⊕ Passed by Henry VIII
    ⊕ This Act made him legally head of the church he created, The Church of England
    ⊕ Leading citizens had to swear and Oath of Supremacy recognising his new powers
    ⊕ Sir Thomas More did not

5 True/False questions

  1. New Zealand Maori Council v Attorney-General 1987⊕ A case showing New Zealand taking and openly independent path


  2. Petition of Rights 1627⊕ 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


  3. Statute of Westminster 1931⊕ Waitangi Tribunal Established


  4. Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975⊕ Waitangi Tribunal Established


  5. Companies Act 1993⊕ Part of New Zealand's unwritten constitution
    ⊕ Ensures an election is held every three years