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Legal dictionary for Australians

Author: Peter Alderson
Publisher: North Ryde, N.S.W. : McGraw-Hill Australia, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This comprehensive resource has now been completely updated and expanded to reflect significant changes to the law, legal processes and structures. Features: more than 2000 entries; updates which reflect the New South Wales Legal Studies syllabus and the new Legal Studies syllabus in Victoria; over 400 new entries reflecting notable revisions to the legal system; a fresh design to appeal to today's students;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Alderson
ISBN: 0074715771 9780074715772
OCLC Number: 62507349
Description: viii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1: Australian Prime Ministers --
2: Generalised layout of Magistrates'/ District Court --
3: Generalised layout of Country/District and Supreme Coutrs --
4: State and federal court structure in Australia --
5: Structure of parliament --
6: State and federal houses of parliament --
7: Law-making procedure of parliament --
8: Section 128 referendum procedures --
9: Annotated example of a court report: Mabo v. Queensland 1992 (High Court) --
10: Annotated example of legislation: Native Title Act 1993 (Cwlth) --
11: Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1900 (UK) --
12: Successful referendums on alterations to the Constitution of the Commonwealth --
13: Unsuccessful referendum proposals to alter the Constitution of the Commonwealth --
14: Governors-General of Auatralia --
15: The court system of Australia --
16: Universal declaration of Human Rights --
17: Lagal links.
Responsibility: Peter Alderson.

Abstract:

"This comprehensive resource has now been completely updated and expanded to reflect significant changes to the law, legal processes and structures. Features: more than 2000 entries; updates which reflect the New South Wales Legal Studies syllabus and the new Legal Studies syllabus in Victoria; over 400 new entries reflecting notable revisions to the legal system; a fresh design to appeal to today's students; outlines of the Australian legislative process, court structure, parliaments and governments; flow charts to explain the relationship between Australian courts and the law-making procedures of parliaments; references to the treaties and conventions of the United Nations; highly informative appendixes illustrating key legislation; an extensive list of Australian and international legal websites." -Back cover.

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