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
Date Written: September 1, 2020
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  UKSC 41,  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
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