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Interview with Bill Hodge (1985) on the New Zealand Bill of Rights and a news report about Graeme Lee and Jim McLay opposing the Homosexual Law Reform Bill (1985)


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1104349969-58

Speakers

Bill Hodge

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Source tape

     

0007-A

Date

     

1985

Source

     

Join Jessica on National Programme

Copyright

     

National Programme

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Comments

Recording biased to left channel, right channel has more

Disclaimer

This summary gives general themes as to the content of this recording. It is not a verbatim transcript. Always refer back to the original audio. This is a working document and any amendments/corrections are welcome.



Summary

 

Interview with Bill Hodge (ca 1985) by Jessica Weddell on the New Zealand Bill of Rights

 

01:50

Private property.

 

05:00

Legalese language of the Bill – why does it have to be worded the way it is.

 

06:55

Absolute/justifiable limitations.

 

09:25

Part 3, clause 7 – freedom of expression – National Workers Party example.

 

11:15

Part 3, clause 10 – right of association – compulsory unionism.

 

13:45

Part 5, clause 14 – right to life.

 

15:45

Part 6, clause 28 – entrenchment of the Bill.

 

17:30

Why do we need a Bill of Rights? Hodge - This government has never had an institution looking over it’s shoulder

 

18:30

Hodge – bad statutes in New Zealand law.

 

19:30

Hodge – Bill of Rights there to protect the minorities.

 

19:50

What about random stopping of drivers.

 

21:00

Difference between Bill of Rights and a Constitution.

 

22:55

Hodge – Liberty and Justice rest in the hearts of the people

 

23:00

The Bill is the beginning of a discussion.

 

24:50

The Bill would also control how government individuals implement past legislation.

 

 

26:25

Newsreader - Time Signals, then 2pm News read by Peter Dallas..

 

28:00

Newsreader - National MP, Graeme Lee has told a Hamilton meeting that party leader Jim McLay is opposed to the Homosexual Law Reform Bill

 


   



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