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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Gregory Dening Taylor; Nicholas Economou
|Notes:||"Chapter 7 by Nick Economou "|
|Description:||xlii, 550 p. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction State constitutional law in AustraliaSources of Victorian constitutional lawReception of English common law and British statutes in VictoriaLocal governmentBoundaries of VictoriaState emblems and seals Victorian Constitutionalism - A Brief History Bearbrass and the Port Phillip DistrictSeparationThe Constitution of 1855Early constitutional developmentDevelopments from Federation to the Constitution of 1975The 1975 consolidation and afterwards The Crown and The Executive The QueenDemise of The Crown, regency and successionRoyal Style and TitlesThe GovernorThe Lieutenant-Governor, Administrator and DeputiesExecutive Council : LawExecutive Council : Practice and procedurePowers of the Governor : StatutoryPowers of the Governor : PrerogativeConstitutional conventions and reserve powers Cabinet Membership and operationThe PremierMinistersThe Attorney-General - not just a MinisterCaretaker conventions Parliament - Structure and Powers The title "Parliament"Accountability of members of ParliamentBicameral structureElection and supervision of executive'[I]n and for Victoria in all cases whatsoeverPresiding officersQualifications of membersDisqualifications arising after election'The principle of Government mandate'Parliamentary privilegeRestrictions on State legislative power Parliament - Workings and Practice The legislative processPublic and private BillsDrafting and commencement of ActsDelegated legislationQuorumsExpiry, dissolution, prorogation, adjournmentDisputes between the HousesSpecial legislative procedures for financial BillsStanding rules and ordersParliamentary committeesTitles of members Victoria's Electoral System by Dr Nick Economou Judicial Power The Supreme Court of the State of VictoriaRole of the High Court of AustraliaOther Courts and tribunalsAppointment of JudgesRemoval of judicial officers from officeSeparation of powers : non-judicial functions and the State JudiciarySeparation of powers : legislation affecting judicial process Amendment of the Constitution The applicable lawAnalysis of Victorian provisionsInterpretation and enforcement BibliographyIndex|
aaC--| a scholarly and comprehensive excursion through the intricacies of the legal foundation of the political entity aaC--* the State of Victoria. aaC--| The book aaC--| is a valuable and scholarly