Op-ed: In New Zealand, unwritten constitution gets extra bark

By Thomas Coughlan, 27 February 2018
The Government will amend the Bill of Rights to allow the country's senior courts to recommend to Parliament that it review and reconsider whether a law contravenes the Bill of Rights. The change comes as Arthur Taylor’s case on the voting rights of prisoners goes to the Supreme Court. The case has caused the courts to assert they already have the jurisdiction to advise the Government[...] Read more here: https://www.newsroom.co.nz/2018/02/26/92512/our-unwritten-constitution-gets-ext…


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