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Bain Decision Vindicates Privy Council Appeals

Monday, 14 May 2007, 8:32 am | Campaign for the Privy Council

The recent decision of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council confirms that the abolition of future appeals to the Privy Council was a mistake. More >>

Appeals To Privy Council Ruled Illegal

Thursday, 10 February 2005, 10:21 am | Campaign for the Privy Council

"The Privy Council ruled on 3 February 2005 that the purported enactment by the Parliament of Jamaica of three bills intended to abolish the right of appeal to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council was unconstitutional", said a spokesperson for the ... More >>

A Day Of Infamy?

Tuesday, 14 October 2003, 10:59 am | Campaign for the Privy Council

Parliament resumes at 2 pm today. The first item on the Order Paper is the Supreme Court Bill. Just twelve ten-minute speeches and a division now lie between us and what may be a black day for New Zealand. There is no sign that the Government is ... More >>

Third Reading Of Bill Scheduled For Tomorrow

Monday, 13 October 2003, 10:21 pm | Campaign for the Privy Council

The third reading of the Supreme Court Bill is set down for Tuesday 14 October. It is the first item on the Order Paper, reflecting the priority the Government has given to ensuring the Bill is passed. A united Opposition of National, New Zealand ... More >>

Campaign For The Privy Council

Monday, 13 October 2003, 9:28 am | Campaign for the Privy Council

The Rule of Law is at risk. The failure of our Government to recognize a fundamental constitutional issue is appalling. Petty party politics is failing the electorate when our MP's fail to respond to the calls for a referendum to give the people a ... More >>

United Future Adopts Principled Stand

Tuesday, 7 October 2003, 4:50 pm | Campaign for the Privy Council

United Future announced today that it cannot support the passage of the Supreme Court Bill at this time. The party leader, Peter Dunne, said after today's caucus meeting that "Our concern all along has been that a major constitutional change of this ... More >>

Supreme Court Bill To Go To Second Reading Today

Tuesday, 7 October 2003, 10:55 am | Campaign for the Privy Council

The Supreme Court Bill was scheduled to be read a second time on Thursday 18th September. Due to the debate on the GE legislation overrunning, there was insufficient time for the Bill to be considered on that day, and it was rescheduled for today 7th October ... More >>

Supreme Court Bill Passes Select Committee

Wednesday, 17 September 2003, 8:48 am | Campaign for the Privy Council

The Justice and Electoral Select Committee has recommended that the Supreme Court Bill proceed with minor amendments. Committee chairman Tim Barnett has said that he believes that the evidence in favour of change is overwhelming. The United Future ... More >>

Select Committee News

Monday, 7 July 2003, 10:29 am | Campaign for the Privy Council

Tim Barnett, the chairman of the Justice and Electoral Select Committee, has suggested that there should be the opportunity for further public submissions. The committee is however currently due to report back to Parliament by 25 September 2003. More >>

Campaign For The Privy Council

Monday, 16 June 2003, 8:58 am | Campaign for the Privy Council

The Justice and Electoral select committee considering the proposal to replace the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council with a Supreme Court will now have more time to hear submissions. Chairman Tim Barnett has obtained an extension of the date for ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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