"[This book] explores major themes and issues relating to the structure and function of government in Australia, in both its institutional and federal aspects. Drawing on formal constitutional documents, legislation, judicial decisions, political practice and academic commentary, this text offers a guide to the legal aspects of government in Australia and a critical evaluation of the growth of constitutional rules and concepts. The work is an...account of the rules which structure and reflect the exercise of political power in Australia...The book reflects 15 years of very significant growth and change in Australian constitutional law. It explores legal issues relating to the structure and functioning of government in Australia, in both its institutional and federal aspects. It is a comprehensive and authoritative account of the rules that structure and limit the exercise of political power in Australia...All the major topics of constitutional law are covered, such as constitutional rights and freedoms, the principal heads of Commonwealth legislative power, the separation of the judicial power of the Commonwealth, the workings of Commonwealth, State and Territory parliaments and executive governments and the interaction between international law and constitutional law. The book covers the latest cases."-- Provided by publisher
Introduction Frances Hanks and Philip L Williams The Evolution of Antitrust Law in the United States Judge Diane P Wood Commentary - Donald Robertson Developments in European Antitrust Richard Whish Commentary - Allan Fels Cross Tasman Trade in Competition Law: Convergence or Divergence? Douglas White QC First Commentary - John Fogarty QC Second Commentary - Maureen Brunt AO The Role of the Courts in the Development of Australian Trade Practices Law Justice R S French Commentary - Neil J Young QC Part IIIA: Unleashing a Monster? John Kench Commentary - Warren Pengilley Consumer and Business Protection: Its Role in a Pro-Competition Statute Bob Baxt and Edward Archibald The Development of
section 46 in Australia - Melway and its Likely Impact on Business Gaire Blunt & J Neale Commentary - Geoff Taperell Table of Cases/ Table of Statutes/ Index.
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Leading authorities from the IJK, Australia and the USA address issues of recent trade practices developments and identify future trends. Chapters include Richard Whish on developments in European Antitrust, Diane Wood on the evolution of antitrust law in the USA and chapters on Australian trade practice law by Douglas White QC, Justice R.S. French and others. (source: Nielsen Book Data)