Quick Reference Card: Constitutional Law, 3rd edition

Author: John Trone

A concise summary of key principles of constitutional law, on an A4 durable laminated card

Published: 27 April, 2021

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Commentary: A4, 6-page, laminated card
AUD$ 22.00
In Stock ISBN: 9780409353549

Quick Reference Card: Constitutional Law, 3rd ed, clearly summarises the key principles, legislation and case law relating to constitutional law in Australia. This Quick Reference Card makes an ideal study aid both for classroom and exam use and is an excellent quick-reference tool for students and practitioners. This card covers:

• Commonwealth Legislative Power
• Executive Power
• Judicial Power
• Economic Provisions
• States and Territories
• Rights and Freedoms


• Concise summary of the most important principles
• Overview of important legislation and cases
• Bold headings and colour coded boxes structure the subject
• Quick and easy ‒ information at your fingertips
• Portable
• Durable ‒ printed on laminated card
• Ideal as checklist
• Perfect for use in exams

Related Titles

• Bateman, Meagher, Simpson & Stellios, Hanks Australian Constitutional Law: Materials and Commentary, 11th ed, 2021
• Hanks, Gordon & Hill, Constitutional Law in Australia, 4th ed, 2017
• Harvey et al, Australian Constitutional Law and Government, 2021
• Moens & Trone, Lumb, Moens & Trone, The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia Annotated, 9th ed, 2016

  • Commonwealth Legislative Power (Ch I)
  •     Interpretation of Commonwealth Power
  •     Corporations Power (s 51(xx))
  •     External Affairs Power (s 51(xxix))
  •     Defence Power (s 51(vii))
  •     Trade and Commerce Power (s 51(vi))
  •     Race Power (s 51(xxvi)
  •     Taxation Power (s 51(ii))
  •     Aliens Power (s 51(xix)
  •     Deadlocks between Houses (s 57)
  • Executive Power (Ch II)
  • Judicial Power (Ch III)
  •     Separation of Judicial Power (s 71)
  •     Federal Jurisdiction
  • Economic Provisions (Ch IV)
  •     Excise duties (s 90)
  •     Freedom of interstate trade (s 92)
  •     Appropriation (ss 81, 83)
  •     Grants power (s 96)
  • States and Territories (Chs V, VI)
  •     Inconsistency of Commonwealth and State laws (s 109)
  •     Implied limitations protecting the States
  • Cigagmatic doctrine
  •     Territories (s 122)
  • Rights and Freedoms
  •     Implied Freedom of Political Communication
  •     Electoral Rights (s 24)
  •     Acquisition of Property (s 51(xxxi))
  •     Freedom of Religion (s 116)
  •     Trial by Jury (s 80)
  •     Discrimination on the Ground of Interstate Residence (s 117)

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