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Upcoming cases - Supreme Court

                                        

As at  18 June 2018

Sittings of the Supreme Court are open to the public.

Upcoming fixtures are set out below: 

JUNE 2018

AUGUST 2018

 

Information is added as it becomes available.

June fixture list for printing (PDF, 329 KB)

updated : August fixture list for printing (PDF, 387 KB)

 

 

 

June 2018

Date of Hearing 20 June 2018                                                                                      
Case and Appeal Type

SC 10/2018  

Northland Environmental Protection Society Incorporated

v

The Chief Executive of the Ministry for Primary Industries
Comptroller of Customs
and The Chief Executive of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

 

Civil Appeal

Judges William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France and Arnold JJ           
   
Case Summary Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in its interpretation of the Forests Act 1949 and the Protected Objects Act 1975
Grounds on which leave was granted

The approved questions are:

(a) Was the Court of Appeal correct in its interpretation of “finished or manufactured indigenous timber product” and the effect of the export restrictions in s 67C of the Forests Act 1949? (b) Was the Court of Appeal correct to hold that some or all swamp kauri is not a “protected New Zealand object” as defined in s 2(1) of the Protected Objects Act 1975?

Supreme Court leave application decision

NORTHLAND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SOCIETY INCORPORATED v CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE MINISTRY FOR PRIMARY INDUSTRIES [2018] NZSC 36

Court of Appeal decision

NORTHLAND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SOCIETY INC v THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE MINISTRY FOR PRIMARY INDUSTRIES [2017] NZCA 607 [19 December 2017]

High Court

Northland Environmental Protection Society Inc. v Ministry of Primary Industries & Ors [2017] NZHC 308 [1 March 2017]

 

 

 

August 2018

 

Date of Hearing 1 August                                                      
Judges        Elias   CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ        
Case and Appeal Type

SC 22/108

Jeremy James McGuire
v
The Secretary for Justice

Civil Appeal

Case summary

Civil Appeal – Legal Services Act 2011 – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in striking out the applicant’s application for judicial review – Whether a self-represented litigant who is a practising lawyer can receive a costs award.

Grounds on which leave was granted

The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to dismiss the appeal and allow the cross-appeal.

Supreme Court leave application decision                                        JEREMY JAMES MCGUIRE v THE SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE [2018] NZSC 50 [12 June 2018]
Court of Appeal decision MCGUIRE v THE SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE [2018] NZCA 37 [9 March 2018]
High Court decision JEREMY JAMES MCGUIRE v THE SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE [2017] NZHC 365 [7 March 2017]

 

 

Date of Hearing 14 and 15 August 2018                                                                                  
Judges        Elias   CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ        
Case and Appeal Type

SC 11/2018

Ngāi Tai Ki Tāmaki Tribal Trust

v

Minister of Conservation
Fullers Group Limited
Motutapu Island Restoration Trust

 

Civil Appeal

Case summary

Civil Appeal – Conservation Act 1987 and Hauraki Gulf Marine Park Act 2000 – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in concluding that concessions to conduct guided tours over Rangitoto and Motutapu could be granted despite iwi objections.

Grounds on which leave was granted

The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to dismiss the appeal of the applicant to that Court. 

Supreme Court leave application decision                                       

NGĀI TAI KI TĀMAKI TRIBAL TRUST v MINISTER OF  CONSERVATION [2018] NZSC 41 [8 May 2018]

Court of Appeal decision NGĀI TAI KI TĀMAKI TRIBAL TRUST v MINISTER OF CONSERVATION [2017] NZCA 613 [19 December 2017]
High Court decision NGAI TAI KI TAMAKI TRIBAL TRUST v MINISTER OF CONSERVATION [2017] NZHC 300 [1 March 2017]