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Published by M. Nijhoff in The Hague .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Treaty-making power -- Australia

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [263]-273.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsJQ4049 T7 D6
The Physical Object
Pagination279p.
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17301153M

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Without such a power, Australia would have difficulty functioning as a sovereign state at the international level. Even if a suitable redrafting of the External Affairs Power were to be agreed upon, there are other arguments against utilising this mechanism to alter the treaty-making procedure. Abstract “Canada has very few statutory provisions relating to the exercise of the treaty-making power. The rules followed, so far as they can be ascertained, are for the most part founded on unwritten custom.” 1 Professor Deener points out that this “statement serves to underline the importance of broad principle and historical precedent in the evolution of Canada’s treaty power.” 2 Author: Günther Doeker.   Treaty-making within the British Commonwealth. Link/Page Citation The subject of this essay is treaty-making within the British Commonwealth. offering a lightning tour of the development of the treaty-making power in Australia from the flat statement in a leading commentary in that the Constitution contained no treaty-making power. Treaty making process in Australia Under the Australian Constitution, treaty making is the responsibility of the Executive; the Parliament has no formal role in treaty making. In , the Australian Government introduced a new process for treaty making.

Perhaps the most important constraint upon the Commonwealth is the fact that treaty making processes in Australia operate within a democratic context. This includes, ultimately, the knowledge that action by the Commonwealth Government which was widely perceived as contrary to Australia's interests could result in its defeat at the next election. (c) Australia.—We, nowhere, find a separate treaty-making power in the Constitution for Australia. Section 51 (xxxix) of the Constitution Act of Australia gives the Commonwealth, the power over "External Affairs". In King v. Burgess 6, it was laid down that the external affairs includes agreements entered into by Australia and the. Australia. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Review of the treaty-making process / Commonwealth of Australia Commonwealth of Australia [Canberra] Australian/Harvard Citation. Australia. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. , Review of the treaty-making process / Commonwealth of Australia Commonwealth of Australia [Canberra]. Opinion dated 16 January , Attorney-General's Department, Opinions of the Attorneys-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Vol 1, AGPS, Canberra, p Quoted in: G. Doeker, The Treaty-Making Power in the Commonwealth of Australia, The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, p