1990 Commonwealth Law Ministers and Senior Officials

Auckland, New Zealand, 19 April 1990 and Christchurch, New Zealand, 23–27 April 1990: Memoranda Part 1

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LMM(90)16 Transnational Civil Litigation for Commonwealth Governments

The pursuit of civil litigation by Commonwealth Governments in the Courts of other Commonwealth countries has gained prominence recently as a result of some important cases. Law Ministers have already considered the question of the return of cultural property following the Ortiz case brought by the New Zealand Government. More recently the transnational protection of confidential information has been litigated in the "Spycatcher" cases.


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