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Defendant loses claim against Crown after sentencing botch-up

Application for appeal – judicial immunity – wrongful imprisonment – New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 – Crown liability - Sentencing Act 2002, s 91 – statutory powers – Habeas Corpus Act 2001 - wrongful conviction and detention – chain of causation Attorney-General...

Minimum wage: rate or fixed amount?

Employment – Minimum Wage Act 1983 – part-time salaried employee – pro-rata salary – meaning of ‘rate’ Mount Cook Airline Limited v E tū Incorporated [2024] NZCA 19 per French, Miller and Katz JJ.   Mount Cook Airline Ltd (Mount Cook) employs both part-time and...

Navigating the complexities of the Dog Control Act

Dog prosecutions are not the topic of law papers at university, nor are they the subject of legal texts in New Zealand or online commentary. You could be forgiven for thinking this area of the law was obscure and rarely the subject of judicial attention. However, if...

Police push the boundaries around online identify consent forms

The Law Association’s Criminal Law committee has been raising concerns about the Police Consent Form to Assume Online Identity since learning of the form’s existence more than two years ago. Upon being signed, the form grants the police wide access to an individual’s...

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