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Call # JQ5831 .P35 2004
Author Palmer, G. W. R. (Geoffrey W. R.)
Title Bridled power : New Zealand's constitution and government / Geoffrey Palmer and Matthew Palmer
Imprint South Melbourne, Australia ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
Edition 4th ed
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Descript. x, 412 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Constitutional law -- New Zealand
Proportional representation -- New Zealand
Coalition governments -- New Zealand
New Zealand -- Politics and government -- 1972-
Alt Author Palmer, Matthew, 1964-
OCLC # 52830803
Table of Contents
Pt. IGovernment 
1New Zealand's system of government3
3Forming and ending governments39
4The monarchy : when will New Zealand become a republic?52
Pt. IIExecutive government 
5The Prime Minister, Cabinet, and Ministerial responsibility68
6The public service and crown entities95
7Public finance118
Pt. IIIParliament 
8MPs and other Parliamentary inhabitants138
9What happens in Parliament156
11Regulations and red tape202
Pt. IVRestraints on Government 
12Public opinion and information228
13Local government246
14Avenues for complaint262
15The courts285
16The New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990316
17The Treaty of Waitangi333
18International law349
Pt. VFuture government 
19Where next?368
App(A possible) Constitution Act of New Zealand385