New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990

New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990

The Panel recommends the Government:

  • sets up a process, with public consultation and participation, to explore in more detail the options for amending the Act to improve its effectiveness such as :
    • adding economic, social and cultural rights, property rights and environmental rights
    • improving compliance by the Executive and Parliament with the standards in the Act
    • giving the Judiciary powers to assess legislation for consistency with the Act
    • entrenching all or part of the Act
   
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