Chapter

The Imperial Dominions

PETER C. OLIVER

in The Constitution of Independence

Published in print April 2005 | ISBN: 9780198268956
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191713200 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268956.003.0002
The Imperial Dominions

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This chapter considers how English law came to be received in foreign lands and how self-government came to be established. The basic texts and rules of the Imperial Constitution are discussed here, together with the early constitutional development of the three countries under study.

Keywords: force of law; founding violence; self-government; dominion; Balfour Declaration; Statute of Independence

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Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law

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