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Foundations of law notes ocs 2

Foundations of law notes ocs 2 - Foundations of law review...

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Foundations of law - review Chapter I – The Parliament represents the people, for the people. Chapter II – The Executive Government Chapter III – The Judicature Separation of powers – Branches of Government Division of powers – Separation between different levels of power 1. Federal 2. State 3. Local Referendum – SECTION 51 What does the CONSTITUTION dictate as to the rights and freedoms of Australian Citizens? Freedom of Religion. Implied freedom of political communication (no right to freedom of speech) Parliamentary privileges – politicians in parliament can say what they want, which have resulted in absurd things happening, doing things in parliament which has resulted in breach of law.
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How is the Executive held accountable? 1. Administrative tribunals – resolves dispute between individuals / exec about the correctness of a decision affecting an individual 2. Ombudsman – 2 roles Reactive – receive and investigate complaints from individuals about govt.
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