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Legislative drafting in nineteenth century Australia and the first permanent Parliamentary Draftsmen
(University of Canterbury. School of Law., 1994)
This paper sets out to explore a largely unstudied aspect of Australian legal history. Many studies have been published about different areas of law and periods of reform or change in the law. Yet little has been written ...
Particularism versus Uniformity: factors shaping the development of Australasian Intellectual Property law in the 19th century
(University of Canterbury. School of Law., 1996)
The creation of a coherent body of intellectual property law in 19th century Australasia is the result of a series of statutes by the local legislature. These statutes are a patchwork of provisions copied from England ...
The early years of an unregulated profession: Lawyers in the Southern districts of New Zealand 1850-1869
(University of Canterbury. School of Law., 1995)
This paper attempts to outline some of the salient features of the early years of the legal profession in the areas which at one time made up the “Southern District” for the purposes of judicial circuits - that is the ...