Statutory Bills of Rights: You Read Words In, You Read Words Out, You Take Parliament's Clear Intention and You Shake It All About

Posted: 4 Aug 2009

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James Allan

The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law

Date Written: August 4, 2009

Abstract

The author argues that statutory bills of rights, or at least the one in the United Kingdom, transfers virtually as much power to the judiciary as does a US or Canadian-style entrenched bill of rights.

Keywords: statutory bills of rights, Ghaidan, reading down provisions, declarations of incompatibility

Suggested Citation

Allan, James, Statutory Bills of Rights: You Read Words In, You Read Words Out, You Take Parliament's Clear Intention and You Shake It All About (August 4, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1443626

James Allan (Contact Author)

The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law ( email )

The University of Queensland
St Lucia
4072 Brisbane, Queensland 4072
Australia

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