Immigration Decisions; Spouses as Taonga

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Carwyn Jones

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

Date Written: May 1, 2012

Abstract

The Waitangi Tribunal declined to convene an urgent inquiry into a claim that removal from New Zealand of a person under immigration processes would amount to a breach of the Treaty of Waitangi because that person was regarded as a taonga by his wife’s family.

Keywords: Immigration, Waitangi Tribunal, Urgent Inquiry, Individual Claim, Taonga, Prejudice, Deportation

JEL Classification: K10, K39

Suggested Citation

Jones, Carwyn, Immigration Decisions; Spouses as Taonga (May 1, 2012). (2012) May Māori LR 11-14, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 72/2020, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2547093

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