Executive Detention and the Australian Constitution

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This paper considers the validity of laws providing for a member of the executive to directly act to imprison a person. It argues that this would be an egregious breach of Chapter III of the Constitution, involving a member of the executive exercising what are essentially judicial powers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-62
Number of pages20
JournalAustralian Journal of Administrative Law
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2014
Externally publishedYes


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