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No Substantial Miscarriage of Justice : the History and Application of the Proviso to Section 385(1) of the Crimes Act 1961
The proviso to s 385(1) of the Crimes Act 1961, which takes its name from its introductory phrase, “provided that”, confers a significant appellate power on a court of criminal appeal, for by it, the court may dismiss an ...
Reservations to Human Rights Treaties and the Diversity Paradigm: Examining Islamic Reservations
This research is a critique of the universalist theory of international human rights treaty law through an analysis of Islamic reservations to four major human rights treaties i.e., Convention on the Elimination of All ...
Justice for Victims of Injury - The Influence of ACC on the Civil and Criminal Law in New Zealand
This thesis considers the influence of New Zealand's accident compensation scheme ("ACC") on the civil and criminal law.
The Foreshore and Seabed Debate: Contrasting Visions of Equality and Rights
This thesis will show that the important Foreshore and Seabed Debate that took place in Aotearoa/New Zealand from 2003 to 2006 was at its heart a conceptual and jurisprudential dispute between contrasting ideas of equality ...