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5 Matching questions

  1. Corbett v Social Security Commission 1962
  2. Maori Affairs Amendment Act 1967
  3. Simpson v Attorney-General 1994
  4. Bognuda v Upton & Shearer Ltd 1972
  5. Act of Union 1707
  1. a ⊕ A case showing New Zealand taking and openly independent path
  2. b ⊕ 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
  3. c ⊕ Affirmed the Corbett stance
    ⊕ Followed the Privy Council rather than the House of Lords
  4. d ⊕ Passed under a national government
    ⊕ Free up more Maori land for sale
    ⊕ Maori protested this and the act led to Maori civil rights movements in the 1970's
  5. e ⊕ Created the United Kingdom of Great Britian

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. ⊕ This case established the right of a jury to be free from judicial coercion
    ⊕ It was established that a judge can not bully a jury into reaching a certain verdict
  3. ⊕ British Parliament gave New Zealand the power to change the Constitution Act 1852
  4. ⊕ Criminal law was codified in an individual statute
  5. ⊕ 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 True/False questions

  1. Entick v Carrington 1765⊕ 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


  2. 1154-1189⊕ Henry II reigned throughout this time
    ⊕ He is credited with improving the royal court structure and transforming the jury system into the one we use today
    ⊕ The writ system played a vital role throughout his reign


  3. Declaration of Independence 1835⊕ 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


  4. 1642-1651⊕ English Civil War between the Monarchy and Parliament
    ⊕ Parliament were victorious


  5. Habeas Corpus Act 1640⊕ Incorporates the rights of Habeas Corpus Act 1640
    ⊕ Rights of accused after arrest