The Case for a Right to Privacy in the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act
(2013) 11 NZJPIL
45 Pages Posted: 21 Sep 2020 Last revised: 22 Sep 2020
Date Written: 2013
The paper explores the difference a right to privacy enshrined in the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 would make to New Zealand's landscape. While examining the potential impact of a right to privacy, the paper discusses the different treatment privacy receives in a number of jurisdictions. The paper argues that a right to privacy would allow the courts to explore the value New Zealand society places on privacy and guidance on its treatment within New Zealand's legal landscape.
Keywords: Privacy, privacy law, New Zealand,
JEL Classification: K00, K10, K40
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