Kōrero: Law

Countries that use common law

A number of former British colonies rely on a system of common law (law made by precedents established in earlier legal decisions) as well as legislation to guide legal decision-making. This map shows the countries that used common law in 2011.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Geoffrey Palmer, 'Law - Legal history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/36990/countries-that-use-common-law (accessed 7 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Geoffrey Palmer, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 11 Oct 2016