The New Zealand Legal System

The Law Foundation - NZ

Thank you Fiona and Auckland District Law Society for this excellent overview of NZ Law. I hope you don't mind the advertising.

(Source:, 2010, link)
By Fiona Crichton, LLB

This essay provides an overview of the New Zealand legal system, and was written specifically for the ADLS website. It is designed for legal studies courses or for any member of the public wishing to understand the basis of the law and the working of the legal system in New Zealand.

Funding assistance for preparation of this essay was provided by the New Zealand Law Foundation.

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