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LAW 131

: Legal Method
2023 Semester Two (1235)
An introductory study of how law is made and applied in New Zealand – an overview of the law-making roles of the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government; other influences on the development of the law; an introduction to case law, including judicial reasoning and the doctrine of precedent; an introduction to statute law, including the legislative process and techniques of statutory interpretation and application; the interaction between case law and legislation.
Subject: Law
Prerequisite: B- or higher in LAW 121 or 121G