Re-creating legal space for the first law of Aotearoa-New Zealand
Joseph, R. (2009). Re-creating Legal Space for the First Law of Aotearoa-New Zealand. Waikato Law Review: Taumauri, 17, 74-97.
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Some of the historic and contemporary statutory and case law examples of a hybrid Maori-British common law legal system in Aotearoa-New Zealand are discussed. The importance and role performed by the First Law, the tikanga Maori customary law is highlighted.
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