NZ Bill of Rights Act 1990

15 points

Not offered 2022, offered in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2021

For further information see Faculty of Law


The course focuses on the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990, and involves consideration of the origins and theory behind the legislation and comparison with similar laws in other jurisdictions. There will be case studies of certain protected rights (eg freedom of speech, rights to legal representation in criminal trials, freedom from unreasonable search and seizure).