R v Hansen

JurisdictionNew Zealand
CourtSupreme Court
Judgment Date2007
Neutral Citation[2007] NZSC 7
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  • Ministry of Health v Peter Atkinson (on Behalf of The Estate of Susan Atkinson)
    • New Zealand
    • Court of Appeal
    • 14 May 2012
    ...36 At [137]. 37 At [133]. 38 At [133]. 39 High Court judgment at [134] and see discussion below at [138]. 40 At [134]. 41 R v Hansen [2007] NZSC 7, [2007] 3 NZLR 1 at [104]. 42 At [218]. 43 At [157]. 44 For ease of reference we will refer only to differential treatment. 45 Robert Walker “T......
  • New Health New Zealand Inc. v South Taranaki District Council and another
    • New Zealand
    • Supreme Court
    • 27 June 2018
    ...whether the discrimination – or in the present case compulsory medical treatment – is justified in a free and democratic society). In R v Hansen, the Chief Justice said interpretation of the scope of rights under the Bill of Rights Act and the question of justification under s 5 should be k......
  • Taylor v Attorney-General of New Zealand
    • New Zealand
    • High Court
    • 24 July 2015
    ...of Convicted Prisoners) Amendment Bill (17 March 2010) at para 16. 39 Section 5 is set out at para [38] below. 40 R v Hansen [2007] NZSC 7, [2007] 3 NZLR 41 Christopher Finlayson Report of the Attorney-General under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 on the Electoral (Disqualification......
  • Seales v Attorney-General
    • New Zealand
    • High Court
    • 4 June 2015
    ...of the Criminal Code Commission was Sir James Fitzjames Stephen. 69 Interpretation Act 1999, s 5(1) . 70 Section 6. 71 R v Hansen [2007] NZSC 7 , [2007] 3 NZLR 1 at [14]. 72 Sir James Stephen A History of the Criminal Law of England (McMillan and Co, London, 1883) vol 3 at 16. 73 Sir Jam......
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  • The Law of the Land
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 78-1, January 2015
    • 1 January 2015
    ...has similarly declined tofollow UK authority on s 3(1) when applying the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990, s 6: seeHansen vThe Queen [2007] NZSC 7, McGrath J at [243]–[247].47 In 1999, a US Supreme Court judge, Stephen Breyer, cited decisions of the Privy Council, theEuropean Court of Hu......

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