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              Superdiversity, Democracy & New Zealands Electoral & Referenda Laws
                

              Superdiversity, Democracy & New Zealands Electoral & Referenda Laws (Paperback)

              By Chen, Mai

              • RRP: $54.99
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              Title Superdiversity, Democracy and New Zealand's Electoral and Referenda Laws

              ISBN 9780473343071
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2015
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Transforming Auckland: Creation of Auckland Council
               

              Transforming Auckland: Creation of Auckland Council (Paperback)

              By Chen, Mai

              "The first part of the book will be an analysis of the Auckland Council transformation, with the second part broken up into two page sections of interviews with key decision makers involved in the process"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9781927227916
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2014
              Publisher LexisNexis New Zealand Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Law for Business
               

              Law for Business (Paperback)

              Edited by Watson, Susan; By Sims, Alexandra; Gunasekara, Gehan; Farrar, John; Chen, Mai

              • RRP: $172.00
              • $172.00
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              This is a book about business law that looks at law through the lense of business. Readers will gain an understanding of the law and the legal system in context including an understanding of how law impacts upon, and may be used as a tool for, business. The author team aims to ...help students develop a mindset that promotes proactive use of the law. Law for Business comprises six sections: our legal and business framework; the New Zealand legal system; the operation of business; businesses in the business environment; solving business problems using the law; and professionals and advisors. Contributors include Susan Watson ( general editor ), Alexandra Sims, Gehan Gunasekara, Mai Chen, Chris Nicoll and John Farrar - all University of Auckland.
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              ISBN 9780473239305
              Published NZ 12 Apr 2013
              Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Public Law Toolbox
               

              Public Law Toolbox (Paperback)

              By Chen, Mai

              • RRP: $184.00
              • $184.00
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              "An outsider's guide to the insider's view of government. There is an entire "Toolbox" of public law mechanisms that sit alongside traditional commercial law remedies, which can help citizens and businesses successfully resolve government, regulatory or policy and law reform issu...es. Ministers, officials and regulators have unique obligations to be transparent and to act within the lawful limits of exercising public power. There is also a range of options apart from the courts to challenge government decision-making. The Public Law Toolbox will assist those wanting to influence policy and law reform issues for business or democratic reasons by describing the tools available to businesses and citizens to successfully enable them to make the most of these avenues. It will also assist those wanting to resolve disputes concerning administrative and Government decision-making, and advise businesses on how to use the toolbox to resolve disputes with competitors. The book will also assist Government and officials to understand their unique legal, transparency and accountability obligations and the risks that they face, taking political and public opinion factors into account"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781877511882
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2012
              Publisher LexisNexis New Zealand Ltd
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              Public Law Toolbox
               

              Public Law Toolbox (Paperback, 2nd edition)

              By Chen, Mai

              Public Law Toolbox, 2nd Edition, is an indispensable resource enabling business people, lawyers, industry associations and non-governmental organisations to deal successfully with government. All New Zealanders have to interact with government in some capacity. But not all citiz...ens and businesses know how to work successfully with government, or how to challenge government decisions on administration or policy, or parliamentary decisions on law making, which detrimentally affect them. There is an entire "toolbox" of public law mechanisms that sits alongside traditional commercial law remedies. This book describes the tools available and how to use them for greatest effect; assisting those wanting to influence policy and law reform issues for business, not-for-profit organisations or democratic reasons. It also assists those wanting to resolve disputes concerning administrative and government decision-making, and advises businesses on how to use the toolbox to resolve disputes with competitors. The book will also be useful for government and officials to understand their legal, transparency and accountability obligations and the risks that they face, taking political and public opinion factors into account. Chapters: 1: Public law toolbox | 2: Trust in government, accountability and transparency 3: A road map for dealing with government | 4: How government works in an MMP environment | 5: Elections 6: Problem solving with the public law toolbox | 7: Working with Government | 8: Policy making and law reform 9: Making law | 10: Parliamentary tools | 11: Gathering information | 12: Human rights Protection 13: International law | 14: Inquiries | 15: Ombudsman | 16: Auditor-General | 17: PCECH 18: Privacy Commissioner | 19: Health and Disability Commissioner | 20: IPCA | 21: Regs Review Committee 22: Judicial Conduct Comm | 23: Security and intelligence agencies | 24: Business regulators 25: Regulation of professions | 26: Litigation as a public law tool |
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              ISBN 9781927248706
              Published NZ 19 Dec 2014
              Publisher LexisNexis New Zealand Ltd
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              Superdiversity Stocktake: Implications for Business, Government and New Zealand
               

              Superdiversity Stocktake: Implications for Business, Government and New Zealand (Paperback)

              By Chen, Mai

              • RRP: $99.00
              • $99.00
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              There is currently a gap in analysing the legal and policy challenges of superdiversity and the implications for business. The Superdiversity Stocktake is designed to help us adapt to a superdiverse New Zealand, and make sure we are fit for the future. We cannot gain the benefits... of superdiversity without addressing the challenges that come with it. The Superdiversity Stocktake is New Zealand's first stocktake of the implications of New Zealand's ethnic superdiversity for business, government and citizens. The Stocktake includes relevant statistics and research on ethnic superdiversity, new surveys results of the impact of superdiversity on business, government and citizens, key benefits, issues and challenges from superdiversity and a stocktake of Government departments and the work they are doing to adjust to ethnic superdiversity and the needs of the new New Zealand, including a top ten and a 'most improved'.
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              ISBN 9780473343057
              Published NZ 15 Nov 2015
              Publisher Miscellaneous
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