Geoffrey Palmer (Politician)

Geoffrey Palmer (Politician)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir Geoffrey Winston Russell Palmer, KCMG, AC, SC, served as the 33rd Prime Minister of New Zealand from August 1989 until September 1990, leading the Fourth Labour Government. He was responsible for considerable reforms of the country's legal and constitutional framework, such as the creation of the Constitution Act 1986, New Zealand Bill of Rights, Imperial Laws Application Act and the State Sector Act. Palmer was born in Nelson and attended Nelson Central School, Nelson Intermediate School and Nelson College. At Victoria University of Wellington, he studied both political science and law. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1964 and a Bachelor of Laws in 1965. After working for a time in Wellington, he attended the University of Chicago's law school, gaining a Juris Doctor in 1967. He taught for a time at the University of Iowa and the University of Virginia, and undertook consultancy work for the Australian governmentshow more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136683407
  • 9786136683409