A Liberal replacement for Fiona Nash may be ruled out by Section 44 too.
'A mix of bewilderment, regret and increasing amounts of schadenfreude.'
Roberts, Ludlam, Waters and Nash also gone.
We could have as many as 49 separate judgements.
The outcome could dramatically reshape the parliament.
That means there will be quite a few more weeks of uncertainty.
Parliaments are meant to be reflective of the communities they are elected to represent.
It's okay, you can still cheer for the All Blacks.
And the condemnation didn't stop there.
One interpretation of the Constitution is that technically, nobody is eligible to sit.