Chapter 4
Relationship to public law

Approach in our draft Bill

4.18The proposed Bill seeks to preserve the current divide between judicial review proceedings and civil proceedings that are brought under the Crown Proceedings Act. It contemplates, however, that the definition of civil proceedings would include claims for monetary compensation under NZBORA.


Q4 Should compensation claims under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 come within the proposed Crown Civil Proceedings Bill?