Kōrero: Law

Old and new

Old and new

In the 2000s the Imperial Laws Application Act 1988 can be accessed electronically through a database on the Parliamentary Counsel Office website. However, the act looks to New Zealand's legal past: it specifies 53 English statutes which are still applicable in New Zealand. This is a relic of early colonial days, when relevant English statutes were deemed to have effect in New Zealand.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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Geoffrey Palmer, 'Law - Legal history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/36991/old-and-new (accessed 23 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Geoffrey Palmer, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 11 Oct 2016