University of New Zealand.
LL.D. Examination, 1885.
Principles of Legislation.
Examiner: Edmund Robertson, M.A.
|1.||Ignorantia juris neminem excusat. Why and with what exceptions should this maxim prevail?
|2.||Discuss the question of the necessity of a "second chamber," referring to actual constitutions in illustration of your views.
|3.||Can you cite any examples of the successful imposition of constitutional restrictions on the authority of the Legislature?
|4.||Discuss the policy of rules of evidence whereby certain classes of witnesses are held incompetent.
|5.||In what cases has state interference with "freedom of contract" increased or diminished within the last fifty years, in England or its Colonies?
|6.||Sketch the outlines of a Scheme of Federation for the Colonies.