The Judiciary as an Institution

46 Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 257, 2015

Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper Series Palmer Paper No. 85/2015

11 Pages Posted: 6 Sep 2015 Last revised: 19 Oct 2015

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Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

This issue of the Victoria University of Wellington Law Review contains a symposium of student work on the judiciary. This introductory article sets out the circumstances surrounding the preparation of the articles and the course of instruction that preceded them. It also sets out the constitutional background relation to the New Zealand judiciary and introduces the articles themselves. It refers to some changes contained in the Judicature Modernisation Bill that was nearing the end of its parliamentary passage when editing of this symposium was completed.

Keywords: Judiciary, Public Law, New Zealand, Institutions

JEL Classification: K10, K33, K10

Suggested Citation

Palmer QC, Sir Geoffrey, The Judiciary as an Institution (2015). 46 Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 257, 2015; Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper Series Palmer Paper No. 85/2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2656387

Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC (Contact Author)

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law ( email )

PO Box 600
Wellington, 6140
New Zealand

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