Controversial charities and public benefit

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dc.contributor.author Norton, Jane en
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-11T02:52:51Z en
dc.date.issued 2018-03 en
dc.identifier.issn 0028-8373 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/40802 en
dc.description.abstract This article discusses the difficulty – both practically and constitutionally – of assessing public benefit in relation to controversial organisations. It argues that this difficulty has been exacerbated by the New Zealand Supreme Court’s rejection of the political purpose doctrine in its Greenpeace decision. It argues that the recent deregistration of Family First exposes the weaknesses in that judgment. Without recourse to the bright-line rule of the political purpose doctrine, decision-makers must assess the public benefit of controversial organisations engaged in law reform advocacy. This poses challenges for institutional competence and constitutional legitimacy. en
dc.description.uri http://www.lexisnexis.com/nz/legal/returnTo.do?returnToKey=20_T27334363798&random=0.267148673476318 en
dc.publisher Elsevier en
dc.relation.ispartofseries New Zealand Law Journal en
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.title Controversial charities and public benefit en
dc.type Journal Article en
pubs.issue 2 en
pubs.begin-page 64 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.end-page 68 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 733310 en
pubs.org-id Faculty of Law en
pubs.org-id Faculty Administration Law en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2018-03-27 en


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