Habeas Corpus: Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific

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Federation Press, 2000 - Law - 300 pages
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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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Contents

Acknowledgments
ix
Table of Legislation
xxxv
Introduction
1
The Habeas Corpus Acts in Australasia
37
Bail
56
The Scope of Review
65
Habeas Corpus and Child Custody
124
Standing
138
The Grounds of Review
147
Territorial Limits
172
Habeas Corpus and Emergencies
180
Practice and Procedure
200
Habeas Corpus Bill 1999 NZ
261
Index
285
Copyright

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