Contempt and the Australian Constitution - Part II

Gray, Anthony (2018) Contempt and the Australian Constitution - Part II. Journal of Judicial Administration, 27 (2). pp. 55-73. ISSN 1036-7918


This article considers the constitutionality of specific reform proposals to the law of contempt which have been countenanced by Law Reform Commissions in various jurisdictions. Specific constitutional issues include the independence of the judiciary reflected in Chapter III of the Constitution, the Melbourne Corporation principle, and the rule of law.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to published version in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Law and Justice
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2018 01:52
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2018 01:52
Uncontrolled Keywords: contempt; constitutionality judicial independence; institutional integrity; Melbourne Corporation; rule of law
Fields of Research : 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180104 Civil Law and Procedure
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9404 Justice and the Law > 940406 Legal Processes

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