Parliament – not the Government – should decide when New Zealand can sign up to binding international treaties, declare war, and send troops overseas, says Sir Geoffrey Palmer
Continue reading Should Parliament decide about international treaties and defence missions?
The turmoil in America shows the need for constitutional checks and should spur NZ to adopt a codified constitution, writes Sir Geoffrey Palmer.
Continue reading A Trump in New Zealand could wreak havoc
Britain’s confusion over Brexit highlights the difficulties that can arise when constitutional principles are unclear, writes Sir Geoffrey Palmer
Continue reading Do the British understand their own unwritten constitution?