The Constitutional Validity of Declarations of Incompatibility in Australian Charters of Rights

Dominique Dalla-Pozza, George Williams

Abstract


New Australian human rights legislation has created novel ‘dialogues’ between different arms of government. In Victoria and the ACT courts have been empowered to make declarations of incompatibility to the Attorney-General regarding the human rights acts and other legislation. This article examines the Constitutional implications for a similar mechanism in a proposed Commonwealth Human Rights Act


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21153/dlr2007vol12no1art166

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