2021 Government Law Year in Review

2021 Government Law Year in Review

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18 February 2021 from 11.30 am - 5.10 pm 18 Feb 2021 11:30 am 18 Feb 2021 5:10 pm

This half day seminar will explain and discuss key developments in government law over the past year, including on the Bill of Rights/human rights, Te Tiriti o Waitangi/Māori issues, judicial review, COVID-19 and more. The programme is available below:

11.30am  Collect your lunchbox and find your seat
12pm       Welcome and housekeeping
12.10pm  Tikanga and New Zealand Law: The Peter Ellis appeal and other recent  developments, Carwyn Jones, Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington
1.10pm    Update from the United Kingdom, Thomas Poole, London School of Economics  and Politics (via video)
1.15pm    Judicial Review, Dean Knight, Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of  Wellington
2pm         Update from Canada, Kate Glover, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University (via video)
2.05pm    Afternoon Tea
2.35pm    Te Tiriti/Māori issues, Mihiata Pirini, University of Otago
3.20pm    Update from Australia, Fiona McDonald, Queensland University of Technology and Senior Research Fellow of the New Zealand Centre for Public Law (via video)
3.25pm    Bill of Rights Act, Petra Butler, Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington
4.10pm    Update from Chile, Sergio Verdugo, Universidad del Desarrollo (via video)
4.15pm    Reflections on the Pandemic:
- Chair: Geoff McLay, Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington
- Eddie Clark, Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington
- Mamari Stephens, Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington
- Nessa Lynch, Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington
- Phil Knipe, Chief Legal Advisor, Ministry of Health
5.05pm    Closing

Prices:

  • General $125 + GST
  • Unwaged $62.50 + GST
  • Student $50 + GST

CPD compatible (4.5 hours) and lunch will be provided.

Please register by Tuesday 11 February 2021.