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Parliament, the executive, and the governor-general

George Winterton

Parliament, the executive, and the governor-general

a constitutional analysis

by George Winterton

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Published by Melbourne University Press, International Scholarly Book Services [distributor] in Carlton, Vic, Beaverton, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Executive power -- Australia.,
  • Separation of powers -- Australia.,
  • Constitutional law -- Australia.,
  • Governors general -- Australia.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge Winterton.
    SeriesStudies in Australian federation
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 376 p. ;
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17732026M
    ISBN 100522842429

    The Parliament of New Zealand has only one function, and that is to make laws. Whenever “Parliament” acts, its act has the force of law—as an Act of Parliament. There are communications between the Governor-General and the House of Representatives on other matters than laws, but the two constituents act together as Parliament only to make. By tradition, the Governor-General’s speech is written by the government of the day. The speech is a statement by the government of its policy intentions over the life of the parliament. This was the first and last speech opening parliament by the Governor-General, Dr. Peter Hollingworth. He resigned in

    Get this from a library! Head of state: the governor-general, the monarchy, the republic and the dismissal. [David Smith] -- On the thirtieth anniversary of the dismissal of the Whitlam government, the man who read the proclamation dissolving parliament, Sir David Smith, makes a .   Emblem of the Governor-General of Australia. In addition the Governor-General may have the following reserve powers: – to refuse to accept the advice of the Prime Minister to dissolve both Houses of Parliament simultaneously; to refuse to assent to a proposed law; exceptional circumstances would be necessary to justify the exercise of this power.

    The executive function belongs to the Governor in Council, which is, practically speaking, the Governor General acting with, and on the advice of, the Prime Minister and the Cabinet. [13] Political parties play a critical role in the Canadian parliamentary system. [14]. The main functions of executive government are to oversee the administration of the nation or state, to make decisions on a day-to-day basis and to take a lead role in the parliament. While the parliament is supreme in our political system, history also suggests that strong executive government is important for stability, prosperity and security.


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Parliament, the executive, and the governor-general by George Winterton Download PDF EPUB FB2

In 67 libraries. This book on federal executive power in Australia examines what the Commonwealth government can do withour legislative authorization, and considers in detail the constitutional relationships between the Queen and the Governor-General, the Governor-General and the Ministry, and the Parliament and the Executive, and the extent to which the Executive is independent of legislative.

This Parliament on federal executive power in Australia examines what the Commonwealth government can do withour legislative authorization, and considers in detail the constitutional relationships between the Queen and the Governor-General, the Governor-General and the Ministry, and the Parliament and the Executive, and the extent to which the Executive is independent of legislative control.

The prime minister then directs the governor general to appoint other members of parliament to a committee of the privy council known as the Cabinet, and it is in practice only from this group of ministers of the Crown that the Queen and governor general will take direction on the use of executive power; an arrangement called the Queen-in.

Governor-general (plural governors-general) or governor general (plural governors general), in modern usage, is the title of an office-holder appointed to represent the monarch of a sovereign and the governor-general book in the governing of an independent realm as a ors-general have also previously been appointed in respect of major colonial states or other territories held by either a monarchy or.

How Canadians Govern Themselves 4 Parliamentary Government no party gets a clear majority, the cabinet that was in offi ce before and during the election has two choices. It can resign, in which case the Governor General or lieutenant-governor will call on the leader of the largest opposition party to form a cabinet.

Or the cabinet already in. Section 61 of the Constitution goes on to state that 'the executive power of the Commonwealth is vested in the Queen and is exercisable by the Governor-General as the Queen's representative'. These provisions mean that the Governor-General is a part of both the Parliament and the executive government, and carries out tasks on behalf of the Queen.

: Parliament, the Executive and the Governor-General: A Constitutional Analysis (Studies in Australian Federation) (): George Winterton: Books. Creation of the Parliament. The Province of Canada was created by an Act of the British Parliament, the Union Act ofwhich was proclaimed in force by the Governor General of the Canadas, Lord Sydenham, effective Febru The Act united the two provinces of Lower Canada and Upper Canada into a single province, with a single parliament.

The parliaments of Lower Canada and Upper Houses: Legislative Council, Legislative Assembly. Parliament could even abolish the Governor General’s Special Warrants entirely if it wanted to do so.

In fact, Parliament probably should do so because Special Warrants clearly violate the principles contained in the Bill of Rights, designed to thwart the kind of arbitrary rule to which the Stuart Kings of the 17 th century demonstrated.

Executive authority in Parliament belongs to the Crown (i.e., the King or Queen) and is carried out by the governor general on his or her behalf, the prime minister, and the Cabinet. The governor general is appointed by the monarch on the recommendation of the prime minister and acts on the advice of the prime minister and Cabinet.

includes ministers and makes decisions on policy and laws for consideration of parliament Executive council includes some minsters and the Governor or Governor general to allow legislation to be created, the monarch must assent all bills passed in australia (mostly done by the governor general.

Parliament (also referred to as the Legislature) is made up of the Queen (represented by the Governor-General), the Senate and the House of Representatives. Executive. The Executive puts the law into action. The Executive is made up of the Queen (represented by the Governor-General), Prime Minister and ministers.

Judiciary. Tupper’s Last Stand: Defending the Spoils System Under the Auspices of Parliamentary Sovereignty. As soon as Governor General Lord Aberdeen opened the 1 st session of the 8 th Parliament on 19 AugustTupper began chomping at the bit to pontificate before the House of Commons on the great injustice that had befallen him that July.

Tupper asked that Laurier obtain Lord Aberdeen’s. Parliament, the Executive and the Governor-General: a constitutional analysis / George Winterton Melbourne University Press Melbourne Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

A parliamentary government is a system in which the powers of the executive and legislative branches are intertwined as opposed to being held separate as a check against each other's power, as the Founding Fathers of the United States demanded in the U.S.

fact, the executive branch in a parliamentary government draws its power directly from the legislative branch. Powers and functions of the Governor-General.

Bagehot described the Crown’s role in England in the following classic statement: To state the matter shortly, the sovereign has, under a constitutional monarchy such as ours, three rights—the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn.

The Canadian Constitution Act of states that the executive government and authority of and in Canada are vested in the Queen, and delegated to the Governor-General. There is also a Privy Council for Canada, to aid and advise the Governor-General in the government of Canada.

The Canadian Privy Council usually has more than a hundred members. The Australian head of state dispute refers to ongoing debate as to who is considered to be the head of state of Australia—the Monarch, the Governor-General, or both.

Head of state is a description used in official sources for the Australian constitution does not mention the term head of discussion it has been used for describing the person who holds the highest rank. The Governor-General is the Queen’s representative in New Zealand.

Constitutional arrangements. New Zealand has no single written constitution or any form of law that is higher than laws passed in Parliament. The rules about how our system of government works are contained in a number of Acts of Parliament, documents issued under the.

The prime minister then directs the governor general to appoint other members of parliament to a committee of the privy council known as the Cabinet, and it is in practice only from this group of ministers of the Crown that the Queen and governor general will take direction on the use of executive power; [61] an arrangement called the Queen-in.

The Governor-General's role is to represent the Queen (Elizabeth II) in New Zealand, which means opening parliament, signing legislation into law, dissolving parliament, signing regulations, etc.Governor-General in Australia Governor-General and the New Zealand Legislation.

The Governor-General is the representative of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second in New Zealand. Royal assent, given by the Governor-General as the Queen’s representative, is required before a Bill passed by the House of Representatives can become an Act.The Governor-General is assigned a number of specific functions in the Constitution.

In practice, most of these functions are only carried out on the advice of the Prime Minister. For example, whilst Section 5 allows the Governor-General to appoint sitting times for Parliament, this is always a decision of the government of the day.