Kōrero: Law

Legal traditions

Legal traditions

The five judges of the Supreme Court bow, as is customary, at the court's official opening on 1 July 2004. New Zealand law is based on the English system and incorporates many traditional practices that govern how the courts operate.

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Reference: 2 June 2004

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Geoffrey Palmer, 'Law - New Zealand’s legal traditions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/36993/legal-traditions (accessed 7 December 2019)

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