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Court of Appeal judges, 1986

Court of Appeal judges, 1986

This photograph of Court of Appeal judges in 1986 shows (from left) Edward Somers, Ivor Richardson, Robin Cooke (president), Duncan McMullin and Maurice Casey. The Court of Appeal comprises a president and between five and nine permanent judges. Usually three judges constitute the court, but in cases of special public importance five judges sit as a full court.

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Philip A. Joseph and Thomas Joseph, 'Judicial system - Supreme Court and Court of Appeal', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/33941/court-of-appeal-judges-1986 (accessed 15 November 2019)

Story by Philip A. Joseph and Thomas Joseph, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 11 Oct 2016