Habeas Corpus: Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2000
The first book length account of the history, law and practice of the writ of Habeas Corpus in Australasia and the Pacific. Covers Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Samoa, Tonga, Niue, Nauru, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea and the Cook Islands. The cases used include early nineteenth century newspaper cases, unreported cases from all jurisdictions and reported materials up to and including 1998. There are extensive references to statutes where the writ is mentioned.