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High Court of Australia Act

High Court of Australia Act (1979)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Law
Length:
632 words

1979 (Cth). ...

The High Court of Australia Act—enacted contemporaneously with the Court's move to Canberra—had been drafted in the

High Court Rules

High Court Rules   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Law
Length:
1,089 words

In the High Court's embryonic period from 1901 to 1903, the effect of state rivalries extended, perhaps inevitably, even ...

High Court of Australia

High Court of Australia   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
240 words

was created by the Constitution in 1901, but did not come into operation until 1903 when Samuel Griffith was ...

High Court

High Court   Reference library

Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
3,865 words

Although generally conceptualised and framed as a ‘legal’ institution—and rightly so—the High Court of Australia is in fact a powerful ...

High Court justices

High Court justices   Reference library

Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
3,141 words

The framers of the Australian Constitution entrenched the principle of separation of powers—specifically security of judicial power and independence—in Chapter ...

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