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Bicameral
Two houses of parliament
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Houses of parliament at a federal level
Senate, House of Representatives
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Houses of parliament in Victoria
Legislative Assembly, Legislative Council
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Bill
A proposed law
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Concurrent powers - law making powers shared by...
Commonwealth parliament and the state parliaments
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Delegated legislation - made by..
subordinate authorities
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Enabling Act - an act giving ---------------- the power to make laws
subordinate authorities
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Exclusive powers - law making powers of the
Commonwealth parliament
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executive council - body made up of
governor-general (governor at a state level) and senior ministers
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Executive council - to pass ------------------- where an -------------- has given power to the executive council to make regulations
delegated legislation - enabling act
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Law
a legal rule
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legislation
an act of parliament
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residual powers - law making powers left with the ---------- at the time of federation
states
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statute
an act of parliament
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Crimes against person
assault
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crimes against property
theft
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crimes against morality
illegal use of drugs
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crimes against the legal system
perjury
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crimes against the state
treason
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conviction
when the offender has been found guilty
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prosecution, the Crown, the state
the party bringing the case on behalf of the state
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Tort law
trespass
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family law
adoption
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industrial and workplace laws
working conditions
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consumer law
sale of goods
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property law
real estate purchases
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plaintiff
person bringing the case
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defamation - a civil law, under which a person can claim their ---------- has been damaged
reputation
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Precedent
a law made by court
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Westminister system - a system relying on the...
government of the day having the support of the members of the lower house in order to govern
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Hung parliament
where no political party has the majority of seats
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House of reps - elected for
3 years
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Members in house of reps
150
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Senate - elected for
6 years
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Members of senate
76
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House of review
senate
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senate
red
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house of reps
green
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legislative council
red
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legislative assembly
green
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Legislative Assembly - elected for
four years
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legislative assembly - members
88
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legislative council - elected for
four years
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members of legislative council
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subordinate authority example
government departments
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Houses of parliament in Victoria

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Bill

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Concurrent powers - law making powers shared by...

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