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Student Companion: Public Law, 6th edition (eBook)

Student Companion: Public Law, 6th edition (eBook)

Dorset, S, 2016

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Student Companion: Public Law, contains summaries of New Zealand and international decisions which are relevant to the study of company law in New Zealand.


Format: ePub


The 6th edition of Student Companion: Public Law contains concise summaries of the leading decisions that are covered in the study of public law. This is an invaluable, easy-to-read reference tool for students, designed to be used in conjunction with lecture notes and existing text materials.

For this edition the author Simon Dorset has condensed and reordered some case summaries, removed cases that are no longer essential and added new cases particularly with regard to Administrative Law; Bill of Rights; Treaty of Waitangi and Royal Prerogative areas, ensuring the Student Companion: Public Law continued relevance and usefulness to students of public law.



• Summaries of leading decisions
• Includes new cases in key public law areas but especially in Administrative Law, Bill of Rights; Treaty of Waitangi and Royal Prerogative areas
• Written by an experienced public law educator


Related Titles

McGovern & Hill, Student Companion: Criminal Law, 6th ed, 2016
McLay, Student Companion: Torts, 7th ed, 2015
Walker, Student Companion Contract Law, 6th ed, 2013
Gibbons & Gibson, Student Companion Equity – Trusts and Wills, 4th ed, 2014
Wass, Student Companion Land Law, 5th ed, 2013


Simon Dorset is the Senior Tutor and Assistant Dean (Students) at the University of Canterbury School of Law. He was admitted in 1991 and has been extensively engaged in many spheres of legal education for over 25 years. He has worked in New Zealand, Australia and Papua New Guinea and is currently a part-time consultant at Tavendale and Partners, Christchurch.

Table of Contents

1.    Parliamentary Sovereignty
2.    Rule of Law
3.    Separation of Powers
4.    Conventions
5.    The Royal Prerogative
6.    Privileges of the House
7.    Administrative Law — Judicial Review
8.    Treaty of Waitangi
9.    New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990
10.    Access to Government Information

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