Report from the Joint Committee on Constitutional Review, 1959

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REPORT FROM THE JOINT COMMITTEE CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW, 1959. 1
TABLE OF CONTENTS. 3
PART ONE.—INTRODUCTION TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW. CHAPTER 1.—APPOINTMENT AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMITTEE. 9
CHAPTER 2.—NATURE AND SCOPE OF THE REPORT. 10
PART TWO.—COMMONWEALTH LEGISLATIVE MACHINERY. CHAPTER 3.—NUMBER OF SENATORS AND MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. 14
CHAPTER 4.—DISAGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. 27
CHAPTER 5.—TERMS OF SENATORS. 42
CHAPTER 6.—ROTATION OF SENATORS. 46
CHAPTER 7.—CASUAL VACANCIES IN THE SENATE. 50
CHAPTER 8.—DIVISION OF STATES INTO ELECTORAL DIVISIONS. 52
CHAPTER 9.—RECKONING OF POPULATION. 62
PART THREE.—CONCURRENT LEGISLATIVE POWERS. CHAPTER 10.—NAVIGATION AND SHIPPING. 65
CHAPTER 11.—AVIATION. 73
CHAPTER 12.—SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH. 79
CHAPTER 13.—NUCLEAR ENERGY. 82
CHAPTER 14.—POSTS AND TELEGRAPHS AND OTHER LIKE SERVICES: BROADCASTING, TELEVISION AND OTHER TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES. 89
CHAPTER 15.—INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS. 94
CHAPTER 16.—CORPORATIONS. 116
CHAPTER 17.—RESTRICTIVE TRADE PRACTICES. 121
CHAPTER 18.—MARKETING OF PRIMARY PRODUCTS: CONSTITUTION, SECTION 92. 128
CHAPTER 19.—ECONOMIC POWERS. 141
PART FOUR.—OTHER RECOMMENDATIONS. CHAPTER 20.—INTERSTATE ROAD TRANSPORT. 158
CHAPTER 21.—NEW STATES. 166
CHAPTER 22.—ALTERATION OF THE CONSTITUTION. 178
APPENDIX A. INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS: MR. DOWNER’S RESERVATION. 182
APPENDIX B. DISSENTING REPORT OF SENATOR R. C. WRIGHT. 184
APPENDIX C. 1958. REPORT FROM THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW. 197
APPENDIX D. 220

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