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The Centralisation of Judicial Power within the Australian Federal System

Author(s): James Stellios

This article considers the patterns of centralisation within the federal judicial system. While centralisation of legislative, executive and fiscal power within the federal system has been well documented, the architecture of judicial federalism has been the subject of less attention. The article, first, seeks to show that principles derived from Chapter III of the Constitution have, on the whole, exhibited broadly similar centralising characteristics and exerted centralising effects, and, secondly, offers explanations for this centralisation.

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Centre: CIPL

Research theme: Administrative Law, Constitutional Law and Theory, International Law

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