Magna Carta in New Zealand

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New Zealand Constitutional Law – Global Legal Collection Highlights – This is short article by the US Congress Law Library about New Zealand’s legal connection with the Magna Carta and it also briefly touches upon the connection between other pieces of British law and NZ’s constitution. It also provides a list of recommended readings on NZ’s constitutional law. You can view it here.

Magna Carta 1297 (NZ Legislation) – This is a link to the section of the Magna Carta that is still official legislation in New Zealand. Available here.

Magna Carta and the New Zealand Constitution – In this highly detailed transcript of an address that Judge of the NZ Court of Appeal David Baragwanath gave, you can find information on how the Magna Carta has influenced the law in New Zealand. You can download the 22 page transcript as an pdf file by clicking here.

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