Brexit, Prorogation and Popcorn: Implications of Miller (No 2) for New Zealand

16 Pages Posted: 26 Mar 2020 Last revised: 27 May 2020

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Dean R. Knight

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

Date Written: February 25, 2020

Abstract

Keynote address to the Government Law – Year in Review conference, New Zealand Centre for Public Law, Victoria University of Wellington (February 2020).

This address narrates, explains and critiques the UK Supreme Court's decision in Miller (No 2), where it ruled Parliament was unlawfully prorogued, and discusses the implications of the decision for New Zealand.

Keywords: Public law, prorogation, Brexit, R (Miller) v Prime Minister [2019] UKSC 41 (Miller (No 2))

JEL Classification: K1, K10, K30, K40

Suggested Citation

Knight, Dean R., Brexit, Prorogation and Popcorn: Implications of Miller (No 2) for New Zealand (February 25, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3547050

Dean R. Knight (Contact Author)

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