A Republic for New Zealand: A Possible Blueprint in the Tradition of Minimalist Reform

Paper presented to Comparative Constitutional Law Roundtable (Gilbert+Tobin Centre of Public Law, University of New South Wales, December 2020).

34 Pages Posted: 29 Dec 2020

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Dean R. Knight

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

Date Written: December 10, 2020

Abstract

This paper sketches a possible blueprint for a republican transition in New Zealand – based on minimum necessary reform.

Keywords: New Zealand, republic, Head of State, Sovereign, Governor-General, Crown

JEL Classification: K1; K30

Suggested Citation

Knight, Dean R., A Republic for New Zealand: A Possible Blueprint in the Tradition of Minimalist Reform (December 10, 2020). Paper presented to Comparative Constitutional Law Roundtable (Gilbert+Tobin Centre of Public Law, University of New South Wales, December 2020)., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3746086 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3746086

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