Includes primary and secondary materials, editorial commentary, and study questions.

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Human Rights Documentation.


Access to New Zealand statutes, case law and commentary.
Topics include Administrative law, Family law [re intercountry adoption], Human Rights, International law principles.


Comprehensive database of primary and secondary legal research materials, including cases, statutes, and journal articles from a number of jurisdictions. Extensiveness of coverage differs between jurisdictions. Thomson Reuters Westlaw is powered by WestSearch™, which searches across multiple content sets by jurisdiction providing more comprehensive and more relevant search results.
New Zealand legal sources including New Zealand Statutes, case law and journals, legislation and commentary to precedents and news, as well as tax information.If the One Pass box appears while you are signing in, please click on the link "IP users click here to log in".
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World Legal Information Institute provides free access to worldwide law. Users can simultaneously search WORLDLII, other participating LIIs and the Internet.
Includes a Human Rights section under Catalog > Subjects.




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Westlaw NZ: Human Rights Law
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Articles, conference papers and reports.
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