The Church and Society Commission of the National Council of Churches – Submission on the Bill of Rights

DIGITAL LIBRARY

Description

The submission explores the issues of whether the Bill of Rights is appropriate and if so what it should contain with particular focus on Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Table of contents

Background to the Church and Society Commission, Hearing Procedures, General Reservations, Relationship between Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the Bill of Rights, Our Proposal on Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the Bill of Rights, Further Submissions

Primary author: National Council of Churches

Author biography: Corporate/institutional

Publisher: National Council of Churches

Publication format: Briefing paper, Legal decision

Publication date: 1986

Publication place: Unknown

Publication availability: Yes

Publication location: Treaty Resource Centre

Content type: Legislation, Responses, Treaty itself

Collection: Mitzi Nairn

Sector: Church

Formal group: Churches

Culture related topics: Bi-cultural

General related topics: Equity/justice/fairness, First Peoples’ rights, Tino rangatiratanga

Historical period: 20th