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    the freedom to hold an opinion or express a view without intervention from public authority . However, this right is not an absolute right as there are a number of formalities, restrictions and conditions placed on the right to freedom of expression. A number of legal restrictions have been put into place to protect national security, public safety, for the prevention of disorder, which may lead to crime, protection of public health and morals , protecting the freedom and rights of others, preventing

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    Section Two The Role of the Commerce Commission The role of the Commerce Commission is to promote competition in the New Zealand economy. Consumers reap maximum benefits from markets that are dynamic and goods and services that are offered at competitive prices. In the case of allocative efficiency, the market uses resources efficiently to produce goods and services that satisfy consumer preferences. The Commerce Commission ensures allocative efficiency by encouraging fair competition and discouraging

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    lead piping, relaxed government regulations, and insufficient knowledge of contaminants effect on public health. Safe Drink Water Act (SDWA) – History Before the 1974 Safe Drinking Water Act, State health departments had the major responsibility for monitoring and regulating the public drinking water supplies. State programs were so severely understaffed and underfunded that they could not give the public water systems the much needed monitoring and technical assistance. The 1969 Survey revealed that

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    Public Nudity

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    PUBLIC NUDITY What is public nudity? Public nudity is a unique issue as there is no specific law forbidding a person from being nude in public in England & Wales. However, if that person’s nudity causes harassment, alarm or distress to the public, it is an offence contrary to s 5 of the Public Order Act 1986. In the case of Gough (Stephen Peter) v Director of Public Prosecutions, the defendant was charged under the said Act for walking naked through a town centre and causing persons to become alarmed

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    doing, the Commerce Commission ensures that resources are efficiently allocated and market price of items is the same as their marginal costs (“Anti-competitive practices”, 2015). The purpose of the Commerce Act 1986 and how it relates to imperfect competition The purpose of the Commerce Act 1986 is to encourage competition in New Zealand by prohibiting restrictive trade practices and other activities that reduce competition in the market. Imperfect competition occurs when there

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    The New Police Model

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    British society was facing “an epoch of criminality” Lee cited in Reiner (1986, p.12) and the government had to do significant changes to advance to solve public necessities in terms of security and well being. Even these reforms naturally were framed between political and social antagonists. This essay has the purpose of analyse the implementation of the new police model upon British society and how revolutionised the public perception and its conduct code. The revolution was not only in social patterns

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    was intentionally limited development in manufacturing sector. Firstly, the colonial development policies were enacted when Britain was facing its own domestic issues such as unemployment and economic crisis in order to tackle them.

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    The Competition Commission The Competition Commission is an independent public body established by the Competition Act 1998. It replaced the Monopolies and Mergers Commission on 1 April 1999. The Commission conducts in-depth inquiries into mergers, markets and the regulation of the major regulated industries. Every inquiry is undertaken in response to a reference made to it by another authority: usually by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) but in certain circumstances the Secretary of

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    The Deterrence Doctrine

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    elements are that punishment must be “swift, certain, and severe”; punishment must be “proportional to the damage caused by the crime”; and that the punishment should be “solely based on deterrence rather than vengeance” (Owen et al, 2012, p. 268). In order for deterrence to work the punishment should be swift. That is because the closer the punishment is to the crime, the more likely the offender would acknowledge the consequences. The offender must realize that he or she will be punished for the crime

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    entrenched meaning that a public referendum or parliamentary majority of 75% or higher is required to alter it. In addition, any lawsuit that their Parliament wishes to pass, must comply with the constitution. In certain predicaments those without this supreme law document have the ability to choose not to comply with laws that are transcribed in their constitution. An example being the allowance of passage for a new bill that does not fully comply with the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990. In relation

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