Tag: citizenship

Re Gallagher: Inconsistency, Imperatives and Irremediable Impediments

Anne Photos 003BY ANNE TWOMEY

The High Court’s judgment in Re Gallagher caused four Members of Parliament to resign and provoked further debate about the amendment of s 44 of the Constitution.  This culminated in a report by the Joint Standing Committee … Read the rest

Re Nash [No 2]: The Essence of Time

BY ARTHUR MARUSEVICH

On 15 November 2017, when the High Court sitting as the Court of Disputed Returns handed down its decision in Re Nash [No 2] [2017] HCA 52, it became clear that the 2016 general election was … Read the rest

An Australian Perspective on the UK Human Rights Act Debate

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The long-running debate over the future of the UK Human Rights Act has reverberated around the common law world, indeed all the way to Australia.

This is because the Act is more than just an instrument of … Read the rest

Revoking citizenship for engagement in terrorist activity weakens Australian citizenship for no positive end

Screen Shot 2015-07-21 at 6.07.57 pmBY ALEX REILLY and PETER BURDON

This post is the third in a special series providing expert analysis of the several dimensions of the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015. The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Read the rest

The Allegiance to Australia Bill and the Constitution: Legislative Power and Membership of the Constitutional Community

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BY SANGEETHA PILLAI

This post is the second in a special series providing expert analysis of the several dimensions of the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015. The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is currently Read the rest

The Citizenship Amendment Bill: Out of the Frying Pan into the Fire

Screen Shot 2015-07-19 at 11.57.42 amBY RAYNER THWAITES AND HELEN IRVING

This post is the first in a special series that will provide expert analysis of the several dimensions of the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015. The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Read the rest

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