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

(2020) 52 Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 249

15 Pages Posted: 29 Dec 2020 Last revised: 20 Jan 2021

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Dean R. Knight

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

Date Written: September 1, 2020

Abstract

This is an edited version of the keynote address to the Government Law – Year in Review conference, New Zealand Centre for Public Law, Victoria University of Wellington (February 2020). This address explains and critiques the UK Supreme Court's ruling in R (Miller) v Prime Minister [2019] UKSC 41, [2020] AC 373 that the prorogation of Parliament in September 2019 was unlawful – and assesses its implications for New Zealand.

Keywords: Prorogation; judicial review; Brexit; R (Miller) v Prime Minister; New Zealand

JEL Classification: K1; K30

Suggested Citation

Knight, Dean R., Brexit, Prorogation and Popcorn: Implications of Miller (No 2) for New Zealand (September 1, 2020). (2020) 52 Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 249 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3731124 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3731124

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