Human Rights: The Proposed New Zealand Bill of Rights
The Parliamentarian, January 1988, 10-13
5 Pages Posted: 11 Mar 2013 Last revised: 24 Feb 2015
Date Written: 1988
This article explains the Labour Party policy of introducing a Bill of Rights Act, discusses how the White Paper introducing such an Act would work to protect rights and freedoms in New Zealand, and covers the Justice Department's report to the select committee considering the White Paper as well as the positive and negative responses to the Paper.
Keywords: Bill of Rights Act, New Zealand, human rights, executive government, White Paper
JEL Classification: K39
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