Why Were Aborigines Originally Excluded From the Races Power?
University of Queensland Law Journal 37 (2) p. 237-259
24 Pages Posted: 27 Feb 2020
Date Written: February 25, 2020
In a recent paper, the Chief Justice of Western Australia has considered why Aborigines were originally expressly excluded from the federal races power in s 51 (xxvi) of the Constitution until it was amended to include them in 1967. The paragraph, with the deletion made in 1967 shown, grants to the federal Parliament concurrent legislative power over.
Keywords: Aborigines, Native Title, Australian Constitution
JEL Classification: K10
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