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  1. New Zealand - Constitutional law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    High Court Rules 2016 (LI 2016/225). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-10-18 | NZL-2016-R-103743

  2. New Zealand - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Senior Courts Act 2016 (2016 No 48). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-10-17 | NZL-2016-L-103742

    Part 1 - Preliminary provisions
    Part 2 - High Court
    Part 3 - Court of Appeal
    Part 4 - Supreme Court
    Part 5 - Senior Court Judges
    Part 6 - Rules of court and miscellaneous provisions

    Schedule 1 - Consequential amendments to High Court Rules 2016
    Schedule 2 - Categories of information for purposes of sections 173 and 174
    Schedule 3 - Consequential amendments relating to Senior Courts
    Schedule 4 - Consequential amendments relating to new publishing requirements for High Court Rules, etc
    Schedule 5 - Transitional provisions relating to Senior Courts

  3. New Zealand - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    The Local Electoral Act 2001 (No. 35 of 2001). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2001-05-29 | NZL-2001-L-83901

    Part 1 - Preliminary provisions
    Part 1A - Representation arrangements for elections of territorial authorities, regional councils, and community boards
    Part 2 - Local elections and polls
    Part 3 - Conduct of elections and polls
    Part 4 - Disputed elections and polls
    Part 5 - Electoral expenses
    Part 6 - Term of elected members and extraordinary vacancies
    Part 7 - Offences
    Part 8 - Miscellaneous provisions

    Schedule 1 - New Zealand method of counting single transferable votes [Repealed]
    Schedule 1A - Provisions relating to Māori wards and Māori constituencies
    Schedule 2 - Return of electoral expenses and electoral donations
    Schedule 3 - Enactments amended
    Schedule 4 - Repeals and revocations

  4. New Zealand - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution Amendment Act 1999 (part of the Constitution Act 1986).

    Adoption: 1999-08-03 | Date of entry into force: 1999-11-01 | NZL-1999-C-55781

    Amends the the 1986 Constitution Act with regard to the powers of the Executive Council, the Administrator of the Government, the Solicitor-General and the Attorney-General.

  5. New Zealand - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Electoral Act 1993 (1993 No. 87) - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1993-08-17 | NZL-1993-C-34658

    Comprised of 9 Parts and 284 sections. Reforms the electoral system by setting up a "Mixed Member Proportional" electoral system to replace the Westminster derived "first past the post" system. Half of the 120 members of Parliament are elected by the "first past the post" method and half by way of a system of proportional representation. Sections 45 and 76-79 provide for special Maori representation in Parliament. The Act also establishes an Electoral Commission and repeals the Electoral Act of 1956. Reprinted version as on 1 April 1996 available.

  6. New Zealand - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution Amendment Act 1987 (No. 134).

    Adoption: 1987-07-10 | NZL-1987-C-51608

    Amends the oath of allegiance of the Governor-General.

  7. New Zealand - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution Act (1986, No. 114). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1986-12-13 | Date of entry into force: 1987-01-01 | NZL-1986-C-3272

    Enumerates the powers of the sovereign (and the governor general as his representative) the executive (Ministers of the Crown and Executive Council) and the legislature (House of Representatives, Parliament). Proclaims the legislative independence of New Zealand from the United Kingdom. Replaces the British enactments on the basis of which legislative independence was established (the New Zealand Constitution Act 1852, the Statute of Westminster 1931, and the New Zealand Constitution (Amendment) Act 1947).

  8. New Zealand - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Legislature Act 1908 (No. 101).

    Adoption: 1908-08-04 | NZL-1908-L-51611

    Reprinted as on 1 November 1980.


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