Human rights

... Human-rights documents in English history include the Magna Carta of 1215, which listed barons’ grievances against King John and the ...

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Law

Māori customary law, parts of the Magna Carta and ordinances made by long-gone provincial governments are all part of ... Legal review Law Māori customary law, parts of the Magna Carta and ordinances made by long-gone provincial governments are all ...

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Human rights: the background

... Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). New Zealand Magna Carta The Magna Carta remains part of New Zealand law in the 2000s. One of ...

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Legal history

... of Waitangi are important protections for Māori. The Magna Carta in New Zealand law The Imperial Laws Application Act 1988 preserves as ...

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What is a constitution?

... in the UK before New Zealand was independent, such as the Magna Carta of 1297, the Bill of Rights Act 1688 and the New Zealand Constitution Act ...

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What is the judicial system?

... Many liberties and protections can be traced back to the Magna Carta of 1215, and the decisions of the common-law courts. What is the ...

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