Australian news, and some related international items

Can the Australian government impose a nuclear waste dump on South Australia?

Under section 109 of the Australian Constitution, if a state parliament and the federal Parliament pass conflicting laws on the same subject, then the federal law overrides the state law. Section 122 of the Constitution allows the federal Parliament to override a territory law at any time


October 26, 2019 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, Federal nuclear waste dump, reference

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