The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia / by W. Harrison Moore

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Moore, Harrison, Sir, 1867-1935
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Commonwealth of Australia Professor Harrison Moore 1
CONSTITUTION OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA 3
CONSTITUTION OF * THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA 5
PREFACE 7
CONTENTS 9
LIST OF CASES REFERRED TO. 13
LIST OF STATUTES CITED. 18
PRINCIPAL WORKS REFERRED TO. 22
CHAPTER I. THE SOURCES OF THE LAWS AND INSTITUTIONS OF THE COLONIES.1 23
AUSTRALIAN COLONIES : COMMON SOURCES OF THE LAW. 24
A UST RATI AN COLONIES. NEW SOUTH WALES. 34
TASMANIA. 35
QUEENSLAND. 37
VICTORIA. 37
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 38
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 39
CHAPTER 11. THE HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN FEDERATION. 41
CHAPTER 111. THE NATURE AND AUTHORITY OF THE FEDERAL COMMONWEALTH. 84
ORIGIN OF THE COMMONWEALTH 88
NATURE OF THE COMMONWEALTH. 89
TERRITORY OF THE COMMONWEALTH. 93
UNION UNDER THE CROWN. 95
CHAPTER IV. "THE CONSTITUTION" OF THE COMMONWEALTH. 97
SUPREMACY OF THE CONSTITUTION. 99
CHAPTER V. DISTRIBUTION OF POWERS IN THE COMMONWEALTH GOVERNMENT. 104
CHAPTER VI. THE PARLIAMENT. 114
B. THE SENATE. 119
C. THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. 123
QUALIFICATIONS OF ELECTOES AND MEMBEES OF THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF EEPEESENTATIVES. 127
ELECTORS. 128
QUALIFICATIONS OF MEMBERS. 132
DISQUALIFICATIONS FOE MEMBEESHIP. 133
BOTH HOUSES OF THE PARLIAMENT. 135
PRIVILEGE OF THE PARLIAMENT. 136
PROCEDURE. 137
CHAPTER VII. THE RELATIONS OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. 139
REVENUE AND APPROPRIATION LAWS 140
CHAPTER VIII. THE LEGISLATIVE POWER OF THE PARLIAMENT. 150
CHAPTER IX. THE SUBJECTS OF THE LEGISLATIVE POWER OF THE PARLIAMENT. 163
D. Mercantile Law. 167
E. Family Law. 171
F. Administration of Justice. 171
G. Miscellaneous. 178
INDIRECT POWERS. 179
AUXILIARY AND INCIDENTAL POWERS. 181
EXCLUSIVE POWER OF THE PARLIAMENT. 184
CHAPTER X. THE RELATION OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITIES (THE IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT, THE COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENT, THE STATE PARLIAMENT) AND THE VALIDITY OF LAWS. 187
CHAPTER XI. FINANCE AND TRADE. 202
A. FINANCE. 203
B. TRADE. 218
CHAPTER XII. THE EXECUTIVE POWER: ORGANIZATION OF THE EXECUTIVE. 232
EXTENT OF EXECUTIVE POWER. 235
ORGANIZATION OF THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNMENT. 236
POWERS OF THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNMENT. 238
CHAPTER XIII. THE FEDERAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AND THE QUEEN'S MINISTERS OF STATE. THE CABINET SYSTEM. 246
CHAPTER XIV. THE JUDICATURE. 254
JUDICIAL SYSTEM. 265
CHAPTER XV. THE APPELLATE JURISDICTION: THE CROWN IN COUNCIL AND THE HIGH COURT OF AUSTRALIA. 267
CHAPTER XVI. FEDERAL JURISDICTION. 280
DISTRIBUTION OF FEDERAL JURISDICTION. 296
CHAPTER XVII. ORGANIZATION OF COURTS : JUDICIAL TENURE : THE CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL COURTS. 298
LIMITATIONS UPON CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS AS TO JUDICIAL POWER. 302
CHAPTER XVIII. THE STATES. 304
NEW POWEES OF THE STATES. 305
STATES CONSTITUTIONS. 307
STATE AND THE CKOWN. 309
GOVERNOR OF A STATE. 310
PARLIAMENTS OF THE STATES. 312
SPECIAL POWERS UNDER IMPERIAL ACTS. 313
TERRITORIAL LIMITATIONS ON STATE AUTHORITY. 313
TAXATION BY THE STATES. 319
"POLICE POWER" OF THE STATES. 322
LAWS IN RESPECT OF RELIGION. 329
SAYING OF STATE LAWS. 330
CHAPTER XIX. NEW STATES AND TERRITORIES. 332
NEW STATES. 335
ALTERATION OF THE LIMITS OF STATES. 336
CHAPTER XX. THE ALTERATION OF THE CONSTITUTION. 338
CHAPTER XXI. CONCLUSION. 346
AN ACT TO CONSTITUTE THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA. A.D. 1900. 357
APPENDIX. A. THE CHARACTER OF POLITICAL UNIONS. 386
B. CONSTITUTIONAL DOCUMENTS. (A.) COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA. 391
(B.) THE STATES. 399
GENERAL INDEX. 407

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