KEEPING THE QUEEN IN QUEENSLAND – HOW EFFECTIVE IS THE ENTRENCHMENT OF THE QUEEN AND GOVERNOR IN THE QUEENSLAND CONSTITUTION?

The Queensland Parliament chose to entrench in its Constitution the role of the Queen in Parliament, the appointment of the Governor, the requirement that the Governor conform to royal instructions and the vice-regal powers concerning royal assent and the reservation of Bills. Less than ten years later, these provisions had to be altered by the Australia Read More …

Swearing in the New King

This study focuses on the three statutory oaths which the new sovereign must swear at accession and coronation. Because these oaths are enshrined in statute, it would require amending legislation to revise and update them. We explain the history and background of each of the oaths, before discussing how they might be revised, if there Read More …

Has there been legal transfer of the Prerogative power of Assent to the Queen of Australia? FOI-15-094

The author attempted to establish if the powers of assent found in section 58 of the Commonwealth Constitution had been officially delegated from the Queen in the Sovereignty of the United Kingdom to an alternate non statutory corporation sole known as the Queen of Australia. The Attorney Generals Department failed to supply the transfer of Read More …

Queen & Crown ~ A Summary of the First & Final Constitutional Commission Reports 1988

Queen & Crown: A summary of the Final Constitutional Commission Reports of 1988 commissioned by the Attorney Generals Office so as to overhaul the Commonwealth Constitution. The Commission made various recommendations which included 42 proposed Bills to alter and amend the Constitution to bring it up to date with the the changes bought about over Read More …

Royal Succession and the Canadian Crown as a Corporation Sole: A Critique of Canada’s Succession to the Throne Act

Constitutionally, having the Queen of Can- ada as a corporation sole means that this legal person personifies the Canadian state and acts as the guarantor of the rule of law and the underly- ing authority behind Canada’s institutions.9 The Canadian state is legally a person and all state and governing authority is said to flow Read More …

Does the Commonwealth Parliament have legislative power to create an alternate Queen & Crown ~ FOI18276

No enumerated head of power exists within the Constitution to create an alternate Queen or Crown.   The AG provides opinions as previously made and then provides a finding for evidence which negates the opinions.   Opinion: The Australian citizens owe allegiance to the Queen of Australia. Fact: There is no instrument of source of power to either incorporate an entity such as the Queen of Australia Read More …