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Professor Nicola Peart

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Drs (Leiden) LLM (Cape Town)

Nicola graduated from Leiden University with a law degree majoring in International Law and completed an LLM in African Customary Law at the University of Cape Town. She commenced her academic career in the Faculty of Law at the University of Cape Town where she taught Roman Law, Private law and European Union Law. She immigrated to New Zealand in 1986. After a year of study at the University of Otago she took up a lectureship in the Law Faculty in 1987, where she teaches Property Law, Wills and Trusts and Advanced Family Property Law. She also provides some teaching in medical law to medical students and supervises postgraduate students in the Law Faculty and the Otago Bioethics Centre doing research in medical law

Research Interests

Family Property and Succession Law, Medical Law

Contact

Room 10C5
10th Floor, Richardson Building
Tel +64 3 479 8859
Email nicola.peart@otago.ac.nz

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Publications

Chuan, V. T., Huxtable, R., & Peart, N. (Eds.). (2019). Healthcare ethics, law and professionalism: Essays on the works of Alastair V. Campbell. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 279p.

Anderson, L., & Peart, N. (2019). Healthcare ethics in New Zealand. In V. T. Chuan, R. Huxtable & N. Peart (Eds.), Healthcare ethics, law and professionalism: Essays on the works of Alastair V. Campbell. (pp. 162-178). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Peart, N. (2018, July). Consent to posthumous reproduction. Bioethics Centre, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Department Seminar].

Palmer, J., Peart, N., Briggs, M., & Henaghan, M. (Eds.). (2017). Law and policy in modern family finance: Property division in the 21st century. Cambridge, UK: Intersentia, 420p.

Peart, N., & Mullen, K. (2017). Commentary on Lankow v Rose: Property division of the breakdown on a de facto relationship: The search for a just outcome. In E. McDonald, R. Powell, M. Stephens & R. Hunter (Eds.), Feminist judgements of Aotearoa New Zealand: Te Rino: A two-stranded rope. (pp. 245-251). Oxford, UK: Hart.

Authored Book - Research

Peart, N., Briggs, M., Henaghan, M., Ruru, J., Griffiths, S., Beck, A., & Belcher, A. (2004). Relationship property on death (1st ed.). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers, 512p.

Peart, N. S., Briggs, M. J., & Henaghan, M. (2001). Relationship Property: Consolidated Legislation and Analysis. Wellington: Brookers, 51p.

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Edited Book - Research

Chuan, V. T., Huxtable, R., & Peart, N. (Eds.). (2019). Healthcare ethics, law and professionalism: Essays on the works of Alastair V. Campbell. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 279p.

Palmer, J., Peart, N., Briggs, M., & Henaghan, M. (Eds.). (2017). Law and policy in modern family finance: Property division in the 21st century. Cambridge, UK: Intersentia, 420p.

Peart, N. (Ed.). (2013). Relationship property & adult maintenance: Acts & analysis. Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers, 727p.

Mahony, P., & Peart, N. (Eds.). (2008). Brookers family law: Family property. Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Dawson, J. B., & Peart, N. S. (Eds.). (2003). The law of research: A guide. Dunedin: University of Otago Press, 382p.

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Chapter in Book - Research

Anderson, L., & Peart, N. (2019). Healthcare ethics in New Zealand. In V. T. Chuan, R. Huxtable & N. Peart (Eds.), Healthcare ethics, law and professionalism: Essays on the works of Alastair V. Campbell. (pp. 162-178). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Peart, N., & Mullen, K. (2017). Commentary on Lankow v Rose: Property division of the breakdown on a de facto relationship: The search for a just outcome. In E. McDonald, R. Powell, M. Stephens & R. Hunter (Eds.), Feminist judgements of Aotearoa New Zealand: Te Rino: A two-stranded rope. (pp. 245-251). Oxford, UK: Hart.

Peart, N. (2017). Family finances on death of a spouse or partner. In J. Palmer, N. Peart, M. Briggs & M. Henaghan (Eds.), Law and policy in modern family finance. (pp. 95-123). Cambridge, UK: Intersentia.

Peart, N., & Henaghan, M. (2017). Children's interests in division of property on relationship breakdown. In J. Palmer, N. Peart, M. Briggs & M. Henaghan (Eds.), Law and policy in modern family finance. (pp. 65-93). Cambridge, UK: Intersentia.

Peart, N., Palmer, J., & Briggs, M. (2017). Introduction. In J. Palmer, N. Peart, M. Briggs & M. Henaghan (Eds.), Law and policy in modern family finance. (pp. 1-9). Cambridge, UK: Intersentia.

Peart, N., & Vines, P. (2016). Will-substitutes in New Zealand and Australia. In A. Braun & A. Röthel (Eds.), Passing wealth on death: Will-substitutes in comparative perspective. (pp. 107-130). Oxford, UK: Hart.

Peart, N. (2016). Health and disability research ethics committees in New Zealand: Will the current system prevent another 'unfortunate experiment'? In M. Henaghan & J. Wall (Eds.), Law, ethics, and medicine: Essays in honour of Peter Skegg. (pp. 211-242). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Peart, N. (2015). The legal status of life before birth. In P. D. G. Skegg & R. Paterson (Eds.), Health law in New Zealand. (pp. 561-586). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Peart, N. (2015). Alternative means of reproduction. In P. D. G. Skegg & R. Paterson (Eds.), Health law in New Zealand. (pp. 515-559). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Peart, N., & Vines, P. (2015). Intestate succession in Australia and New Zealand. In K. G. C. Reid, M. J. de Waal & R. Zimmermann (Eds.), Comparative succession law: Intestate succession (Vol. II). (pp. 349-369). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Peart, N. (2015). Human tissue. In P. D. G. Skegg & R. Paterson (Eds.), Health law in New Zealand. (pp. 705-735). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Peart, N. (2015). Prevention and termination of life before birth. In P. D. G. Skegg & R. Paterson (Eds.), Health law in New Zealand. (pp. 587-619). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Peart, N. S., & Ho, C. W. L. (2014). Decisions on the care of an adult who has lost decision-making capacity. In J. Chin, N. Berlinger, M. C. Dunn, C. W. L. Ho & M. K. Gusmano (Eds.), Making difficult decisions with patients and families: A Singapore casebook. Singapore: Centre for Biomedical Ethics, National University of Singapore. Retrieved from http://www.bioethicscasebook.sg/case/yung/

Peart, N. (2014). Trust issues for separating elderly spouses or partners. In K. Diesfeld & I. McIntosh (Eds.), Elder law in New Zealand. (pp. 413-430). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Peart, N. (2014). Dying with or without a will. In K. Diesfeld & I. McIntosh (Eds.), Elder law in New Zealand. (pp. 451-476). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Peart, N. (2013). Property (Relationships) Act 1976 [Part 8: Section 182]. In N. Peart (Ed.), Relationship property & adult maintenance: Acts & analysis. (pp. 626-637). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Peart, N., & McWilliam, L. (2013). Introduction. In N. Peart (Ed.), Relationship property & adult maintenance: Acts & analysis. (pp. 3-51). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Peart, N. (2013). Property (Relationships) Act 1976 [Part 7: Sections 42-99]. In N. Peart (Ed.), Relationship property & adult maintenance: Acts & analysis. (pp. 394-526). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Wood, M. C., Leonard, S., Bartz, D., & Peart, N. (2013). Securing planetary life sources for future generations: Legal actions deriving from the ancient sovereign trust obligation. In M. B. Gerrard & G. E. Wannier (Eds.), Threatened island nations: Legal implications of rising seas and a changing climate. (pp. 531-588). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/CBO9781139198776.021

Peart, N. (2013). Property (Relationships) Act 1976 [Part 3: Sections 10A-10D]. In N. Peart (Ed.), Relationship property & adult maintenance: Acts & analysis. (pp. 166-171). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Peart, N. (2011). Trusts. In N. Peart (Ed.), Brookers family law: Family property. (pp. 11-57). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Peart, N. (2011). Testamentary formalities in Australia and New Zealand. In K. G. C. Reid, M. J. De Waal & R. Zimmermann (Eds.), Comparative succession law: Testamentary formalities (Vol. 1). (pp. 330-356). Oxford University Press.

Peart, N. S. (2009). Equity in family law. In A. Butler (Ed.), Equity and trusts in New Zealand. (2nd ed.) (pp. 1161-1226). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

Henaghan, M., & Peart, N. (2009). Relationship property appeals in the New Zealand Court of Appeal 1958-2008: The elusiveness of equality. In R. Bigwood (Ed.), The permanent New Zealand Court of Appeal: Essays on the first 50 years. (pp. 99-151). Oxford: Hart.

Snelling, J., Peart, N., & Henaghan, M. (2007). Preimplantation genetic diagnosis: Testing the legal boundaries. In N. Page (Ed.), Genes, society and the future (Vol. 1). (pp. 27-146). Dunedin, New Zealand: Human Genome Research Project, University of Otago.

Peart, N. (2006). Prevention and termination of life before birth. In P. D. G. Skegg & R. Paterson (Eds.), Medical law in New Zealand. (pp. 473-501). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Peart, N. (2006). Alternative means of reproduction. In P. D. G. Skegg & R. Paterson (Eds.), Medical law in New Zealand. (pp. 415-450). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Peart, N. (2006). The legal status of life before birth. In P. D. G. Skegg & R. Paterson (Eds.), Medical law in New Zealand. (pp. 451-471). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Peart, N. (2004). Property Relationships Act 1976. In N. Peart, M. Briggs & M. Henaghan (Eds.), Relationship property on death. (pp. 19-58). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Peart, N. (2004). Part 8: The election. In N. Peart, M. Briggs & M. Henaghan (Eds.), Relationship property on death. (pp. 59-96). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Peart, N. (2004). Other claims against the estate. In N. Peart, M. Briggs & M. Henaghan (Eds.), Relationship property on death. (pp. 419-444). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Peart, N. (2004). Adjustments to equal division. In N. Peart, M. Briggs & M. Henaghan (Eds.), Relationship property on death. (pp. 235-262). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Belcher, A., & Peart, N. (2004). Protecting relationship property interests. In N. Peart, M. Briggs & M. Henaghan (Eds.), Relationship property on death. (pp. 263-308). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Peart, N. (2004). Contracting out of the Act. In N. Peart, M. Briggs & M. Henaghan (Eds.), Relationship property on death. (pp. 309-346). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Peart, N. (2004). Option B. In N. Peart, M. Briggs & M. Henaghan (Eds.), Relationship property on death. (pp. 119-132). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Peart, N. (2004). Effect of option A. In N. Peart, M. Briggs & M. Henaghan (Eds.), Relationship property on death. (pp. 97-118). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Henaghan, M., & Peart, N. (2004). Exceptions to equal division of relationship property. In N. Peart, M. Briggs & M. Henaghan (Eds.), Relationship property on death. (pp. 193-234). Wellington, New Zealand: Brookers.

Mize, S. E., Dawson, J. B., & Peart, N. S. (2003). Privacy and access to information. In J. Dawson & N. Peart (Eds.), The law of research: A guide. (pp. 81-104). Dunedin: University of Otago Press.

Dawson, J. B., Foley, M., & Peart, N. S. (2003). Research ethics committees. In J. Dawson & N. Peart (Eds.), The law of research: A guide. (pp. 47-60). Dunedin: University of Otago Press.

Peart, N. S., Foley, M., & Henaghan, R. M. (2003). Children as research participants. In J. Dawson & N. Peart (Eds.), The law of research: A guide. (pp. 269-284). Dunedin: University of Otago Press.

Peart, N. S., McCrimmon, F. M. V., & Dawson, J. B. (2003). Clinical trials. In J. Dawson & N. Peart (Eds.), The law of research: A guide. (pp. 175-196). Dunedin: University of Otago Press.

Peart, N. S., Dawson, J. B., Ferguson, J., Foley, M., & Dunckley, C. (2003). Liability for misconduct in research. In J. Dawson & N. Peart (Eds.), The law of research: A guide. (pp. 323-344). Dunedin: University of Otago Press.

Peart, N. S., Adams, J., & Dunckley, C. (2003). Research on human tissue. In J. Dawson & N. Peart (Eds.), The law of research: A guide. (pp. 211-232). Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago Press.

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