The Legislative Powers of the Commonwealth and the States of Australia: With Proposed Amendments

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Angus & Robertson, 1901 - 994 pagine
 

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Pagina 522 - It is the power to regulate; that is, to prescribe the rule by which commerce is to be governed. This power, like all others vested in Congress, is complete in itself, may be exercised to its utmost extent, and acknowledges no limitations other than are prescribed in the Constitution.
Pagina 652 - We admit, as all must admit, that the powers of the government are limited, and that its limits are not to be transcended. But we think the sound construction of the constitution must allow to the national legislature that discretion, with respect to the means by which the powers it confers are to be carried into execution, which will enable that body to perform the high duties assigned to it, in the manner most beneficial to the people. Let the end be legitimate, let it be within the scope of the...
Pagina 549 - Direct Taxation within the Province in order to the , raising of a Revenue for Provincial Purposes.
Pagina 269 - The people of any race, other than the aboriginal race in any State for whom it is deemed necessary to make special laws...
Pagina 645 - Conciliation and arbitration for the prevention and settlement of industrial disputes extending beyond the limits of any one State.
Pagina 283 - WHEREAS the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick have expressed their Desire to be federally united into One Dominion under the Crown of the United Kingdom...
Pagina 652 - That every power vested in a government is in its nature sovereign, and includes, by force of the term, a right to employ all the means requisite and fairly applicable to the attainment of the ends of such power, and which are not precluded by restrictions and exceptions specified in the Constitution, or not immoral, or not contrary to the essential ends of political society.
Pagina xxxix - Western Australia, shall be united in a Federal Commonwealth under the name of "The Commonwealth of Australia.
Pagina 530 - Now, the power to regulate commerce embraces a vast field, containing not only many, but exceedingly various, subjects, quite unlike in their nature : some imperatively demanding a single uniform rule, operating equally on the commerce of the United States in every port ; and some, like the subject now in question, as imperatively demanding that diversity which alone can meet the local necessities of navigation.
Pagina 545 - It shall be lawful for the Queen, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate and House of Commons, to make Laws for the Peace, Order, and good Government of Canada, in relation to all Matters not coming within the Classes of Subjects by this Act assigned exclusively to the Legislatures of the Provinces...

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