Post by Kiwi Frontline on Oct 18, 2017 16:28:54 GMT 12
CONSTITUTION COULD BOOST TREATY ENFORCEMENT
A leading Maori constitutional scholar will look at whether a written constitution would offer Maori more protection than current arrangements.
Associate Professor Claire Charters from the University of Auckland school of law has been awarded a Rutherford Fellowship to support her next five years of research.
She intends to look at how the rights of indigenous peoples around the world are accommodated or addressed. Dr Charters says New Zealand has some of the weakest legal protections for its indigenous people of any constitutional structure.....