The Resource The intentions of the framers of the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution in the context of the debates at the Australasian Federation Conference of 1890, and the Australasian Federal Conventions of 1891 and 1897-8 : The understanding of the framers of the Constitution as to the meaning and purpose of the provisions of the Constitution which they debated at these assemblies, Frank Roland McGrath

The intentions of the framers of the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution in the context of the debates at the Australasian Federation Conference of 1890, and the Australasian Federal Conventions of 1891 and 1897-8 : The understanding of the framers of the Constitution as to the meaning and purpose of the provisions of the Constitution which they debated at these assemblies, Frank Roland McGrath

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The intentions of the framers of the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution in the context of the debates at the Australasian Federation Conference of 1890, and the Australasian Federal Conventions of 1891 and 1897-8 : The understanding of the framers of the Constitution as to the meaning and purpose of the provisions of the Constitution which they debated at these assemblies
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The intentions of the framers of the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution in the context of the debates at the Australasian Federation Conference of 1890, and the Australasian Federal Conventions of 1891 and 1897-8
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The understanding of the framers of the Constitution as to the meaning and purpose of the provisions of the Constitution which they debated at these assemblies
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Frank Roland McGrath
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"The thesis examines the speeches and debates in the Australasian Federation Conference of 1890, and the Australasian Federal Conventions of 1891 and 1897-8 for the purpose of establishing what the framers of the Commonwealth Constitution understood to be the meaning and purpose of the individual sections of the Constitution upon which they were called upon either to support or oppose. The particular matters involved in the examination are the manner and form in which the principles of responsible government were incorporated into the constitution, and the relationship of these principles to the powers of the Senate; the crisis in the 1891 Convention in relation to the powers of the Senate over money bills; the significance of the difference in composition of the Convention of 1891 compared with that of 1897-8; the significance of the classification of the Constitution as an indissoluble federation under the Crown; the principles of responsible government and the provisions of s.57 in the context of the deadlock over Supply in 1975; the meaning and purpose of s.41 preserving the rights of voters qualified to vote in State elections for the lower Houses, and the misconceptions in relation thereto; the position of Aborigines under the Constitution; the meaning and purpose of the 'special laws power' in the light of the 1967 Constitutional referendum, and its interpretation by the High Court in the Hindmarsh Island Bridge case; the relationship of the intentions of the framers of the Constitution to the interpretation by the High Court of the Financial Clauses of the Constitution, and the provisions of s.92; and the meaning and purpose of the 'external affairs' power, and the 'corporations power' as understood by the framers of the Constitution" [Taken from abstract]
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Thesis (Ph. D.)--Dept. of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Sydney, 2001
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The intentions of the framers of the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution in the context of the debates at the Australasian Federation Conference of 1890, and the Australasian Federal Conventions of 1891 and 1897-8 : The understanding of the framers of the Constitution as to the meaning and purpose of the provisions of the Constitution which they debated at these assemblies, Frank Roland McGrath
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https://ses.library.usyd.edu.au/handle/2123/850
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Responsible government and the powers of the Senate; The intentions of the framers in relation to particular sections of the Constitution; The intentions of the framers in respect of the financial powers of the Commonwealth and the provision of the freedom of interstate trade, commerce and intercourse; The sections upon which the Tasmanian Dam Case was based. The expansion of Commonwealth power by the use of the "external affairs": power, and the corporations power; Conclusions; Appendix
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The intentions of the framers of the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution in the context of the debates at the Australasian Federation Conference of 1890, and the Australasian Federal Conventions of 1891 and 1897-8 : The understanding of the framers of the Constitution as to the meaning and purpose of the provisions of the Constitution which they debated at these assemblies, Frank Roland McGrath
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https://ses.library.usyd.edu.au/handle/2123/850
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Title from title page of electronic document (viewed 29/4/13)
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online resource
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rdacontent
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Responsible government and the powers of the Senate; The intentions of the framers in relation to particular sections of the Constitution; The intentions of the framers in respect of the financial powers of the Commonwealth and the provision of the freedom of interstate trade, commerce and intercourse; The sections upon which the Tasmanian Dam Case was based. The expansion of Commonwealth power by the use of the "external affairs": power, and the corporations power; Conclusions; Appendix
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