2020 Government Law Year in Review
This half day seminar explained and discussed key developments in government law over the past year.
11.30am Collect your lunch box and find your seat
12.00pm Welcome and housekeeping
12.10pm Issue in Focus: Brexit and Prorogation, Dr Dean Knight, Victoria University of Wellington
To view Dr Dean Knight's remarks, please click here.
1.00pm Update from the United Kingdom, Dr Joelle Grogan, Middlesex University (via video)
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1.05pm Te Tiriti o Waitangi/Māori issues, Dr Carwyn Jones, Victoria University of Wellington
To view the Health Services and Outcomes Inquiry Report, please click here.
1.50pm Update from the United States, Prof Mark Graber, University of Maryland (via video)
1.55pm Afternoon Tea
2.35pm Judicial Review, Dr Eddie Clark, Victoria University of Wellington
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3.20pm Update from Hong Kong, Dr Stuart Hargreaves, Chinese University of Hong Kong (via video)
3.25pm Bill of Rights/Human Rights, Prof Claudia Geiringer, Victoria University of Wellington
To view Prof Claudia Geiringer's PowerPoint presentation, please click here.
4.10pm Update from Canada, Prof Carissima Mathen, University of Ottawa (via video)
4.15pm A panel discussion on the new Public Service Legislation Bill:
- Chair: Dr Chris Eichbaum, Wellington School of Government
- Nicola Ngawati, Ministry for Women, Mana Wāhine roopū: Kaiwhakahaere Matua
To view Nicola Ngawati's PowerPoint presentation, please click here.
- Rt Hon Sir Geoffrey Palmer QC, Distinguished Fellow, VUW Faculty of Law
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- Rebecca Thornley, Principal Solicitor, State Services Commission