Taking parliamentary sovereignty seriously within a Bill of Rights framework

Meagher, Dan 2005, Taking parliamentary sovereignty seriously within a Bill of Rights framework, Deakin law review, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 686-696.

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Title Taking parliamentary sovereignty seriously within a Bill of Rights framework
Author(s) Meagher, DanORCID iD for Meagher, Dan orcid.org/0000-0002-1239-2668
Journal name Deakin law review
Volume number 10
Issue number 2
Start page 686
End page 696
Publisher Deakin University School of Law
Place of publication Burwood, Vic.
Publication date 2005
ISSN 1321-3660
Summary The Victorian Government has made a commitment to consult with the community on how best to protect and promote human rights in Victoria. To this end, it has established a Human Rights Consultation Committee to undertake this consultation and to report on the desirability or otherwise of enacting a Bill of Rights. The government has, however, indicated its preference for a statutory Bill of Rights and one that preserves the 'sovereignty of Parliament'. This article takes those two government preferences as its baseline and then explores what might follow if the preservation of parliamentary sovereignty is taken seriously within a Victorian rights framework.
Language eng
Field of Research 180108 Constitutional Law
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30002942

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