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Title The crown : essays on its manifestation, power and accountability / edited by Martin Hinton and John M. Williams ; foreword by the Hon. Justice Stephen Gageler AC.

Published Adelaide, South Australia : University of Adelaide Press, 2018.


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Physical description xiii, 379 pages ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. The Crown: its nature and role / John M Williams -- 2. Sovereignty and the First Australians / Megan Davis -- 3. Sovereignty and the Australian people / Richard Niall -- 4. The Vice-Regal Officers / Michael Sexton -- 5. The Crown being a model litigant / Grant Donaldson -- 6. Judicial review and the Commonwealth Crown / Michael Grant -- 7. The rule of law and the Crown / Justin Gleeson and Celia Winnett -- 8. The executive power / Martin Hinton and Sue Milne -- 9. The Crown as prosecutor / K P Duggan -- 10. Can the Crown do wrong? / M G Evans and F J McDonald -- 11. Executive power and responsible government / Chris Bleby -- 12. The Attorney-General, the DPP, the police and the Crown - the pursuit of independence, fairness, equality, consistency, accountability and openness / Adam Kimber -- 13. Future directions in the non-statutory power of the executive government to contract and spend / Chad Jacobi and Damian O'Leary -- 14. Judicial review and the state Crown / Stephen McLeish -- 15. The roles of an Australian Attorney-General / Walter Sofronoff -- 16. The Solicitor-General and the Crown / Gabrielle Appleby -- 17. Advising and acting for the Crown / Greg Parker.
Summary The notion of the Crown, no less than the notion of the people, is a value-laden abstraction. Within a system of representative and responsible government, the two abstractions are intertwined.
Other author Hinton, Martin, editor.
Williams, John (John Matthew), 1967- editor.
Gageler, Stephen, writer of foreword.
Subject Constitutions -- Australia.
Constitutional history -- Australia.
Constitutional law -- Australia.
Australian essays -- 21st century.
Australia -- Relations -- Great Britain.
ISBN 9781925261721 hardback
9781925261790 paperback

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