Kiwis Have Two Legal Systems, Too

If unchallenged, the decision means the Minister for Accident Compensation Maryan Street will have to report to Parliament on how to address the inconsistency.

Chief human rights commissioner Rosslyn Noonan said: “This decision is a landmark in human rights law in that it shows how any New Zealander can challenge legislation they believe to be discriminatory and impacts upon them adversely”.

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