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June 2014

Bill of Rights conversation continues after the NZ Constitutional Advisory Panel Report (Nov 2013)

3 Jun 2014


This free public seminar “New Zealand Bill of Rights: Continuing the Conversation” will be held 8.50am till noon on Tues 3 June in the Old Legislative Chamber at Parliament Buildings, Wellington.

This is an opportunity to hear three speakers share their views on matters highlighted in the Constitutional Advisory Panel Report to Government; a report that presents the results of the Panel’s public conversation about New Zealand’s constitutional arrangements.

All speakers have extensive knowledge of bills of rights instruments in comparable Commonwealth countries:

Professor Stephen Gardbaum California, USA

Tom Hickman London, UK

Joanna Davidson Melbourne, Australia

Registrations are essential via the University of Otago’s web page about this event.
This event is brought to you by the combined efforts of the Law Schools of Otago, Auckland and Victoria (Wellington) universities.

Law Foundation is providing up to $15,000 to bring keynote speakers to this event.