Quake Outcasts granted leave to appeal in the Supreme Court
Quake Outcasts granted leave to appeal in the Supreme
Christchurch, New Zealand
yesterday afternoon the Supreme Court granted Quake
application for appeal. The hearing dates are
set for 29 and 30 July.
The Supreme Court will examine
these 2 questions:
(1) Was the establishment of the
residential red zone (RRZ) lawful?
(2) Were the RRZ offers
to property owners lawfully made?
Quake Outcasts' position
has been that the answers to both questions
Acting for Quake Outcasts are Grant Cameron,
Francis Cooke, QC, and Dr. Matthew Palmer,
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