Legal Problems of Inflation

  • Ivor LM Richardson


The article reviews the efforts by Governments, Courts and professional accounting bodies to mitigate the hugely damaging effects of the high inflation of the 1970s and 1980s on the economy and the wider public. The Consumer Price Index brings out that impact recording that in 1990 a New Zealand dollar was worth less than one-eighth its value in 1970.


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RICHARDSON, Ivor LM. Legal Problems of Inflation. Victoria University of Wellington Law Review, [S.l.], v. 44, n. 3/4, p. 679-706, nov. 2013. ISSN 1171-042X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 02 july 2020. doi: