Action Pending: Four Years on from the New Zealand Sign Language Act

Autor/a: McKEE, Rachel
Año: 2011
Editorial: VUW Law Review, Vol. 42, nº 2 (2011) pp. 277–298
Tipo de código: Copyright
Soporte: Digital




The granting of official language status to New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) through the New Zealand Sign Language Act 2006 (NZSL Act 2006) is unusual in terms of the status of signed languages around the world. Many governments have accorded various forms of recognition to asigned language, but no others appear to have granted it official language status.