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Canada II: An Independent Constitutional Theory

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/9780198268956.003.0006
Canada II: An Independent Constitutional Theory

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Following the enactment of the Statute of Westminster, a growing number of constitutional writers began to accept that legislative independence could be achieved even by legal means. Government advisors tended to cling to the fact that other Commonwealth countries appeared to have successfully achieved their independence by means of Westminster legislation and that the same should be possible for them.

Keywords: Statute of Westminster; Kennedy; Rand; Scott; Lederman

Chapter.  12886 words. 

Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law

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