Habeas Corpus: Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific
Habeas Corpus provides the first book-length account of the history, law, and practice of the writ of Habeas Corpus in Australasia and the Pacific. The book deals with Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Samoa, Tonga, Niue, Nauru, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, and the Cook Islands. The cases used include early nineteenth-century newspaper cases, unreported cases from all jurisdictions, and reported materials up to and including 1998. There are extensive references to statutes where the writ is mentioned.
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Table of Legislation
The Habeas Corpus Acts in Australasia
The Scope of Review
Habeas Corpus and Child Custody
Act Cap affidavit Amendment Act Attorney-General Australian Capital Territory Bail Act Colonial common law Commonwealth Constitution Corpus Bill 1999 Corrective Services Court of Appeal Crim criminal decision detained detention Dieman's Land evidence Extradition Act Fed Ct Fiji Fugitive Offenders Gaol Governor Habeas Corpus Act habeas corpus application Habeas Corpus Bill hearing held High Court HL(E imprisonment Infants Islands Jayamohan Jerger judge July jurisdiction legislation liberty magistrate matter Minister for Immigration Mt Eden Prison November NSW SC NSWLR NT SC NZ HC NZ SC NZLR October offence Ordinance Papua New Guinea person PNGLR Police Prison unreported Procedure proceedings Queensland refused release remedy SALR SASR sentence South Australian Register South Wales statute statutory Supreme Court Act Sydney Morning Herald Territory Tonga Vanuatu Vic SC WALR warrant WN NSW WPHC writ of habeas Zealand