Western Australia Constitution Act 1889

The Act defining the functions and the responsibilities of the Parliament of Western Australia.

The Western Australia Constitution Act 1889 sets out the purpose, powers and makeup of the Western Australian Parliament. It was based on Imperial Legislation from England and was created to ensure better Governance of the colony of Western Australia, defining the legislative process in WA. As the Western Australian Constitution pre-dates the Commonwealth no mention is made to the division of responsibilities and powers between the State and Federal Governments.


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