Principles of Australian constitutional law
Date of this Version
Principles of Australian Constitutional Law is the 3rd edition of the successful work formerly published as Butterworths Tutorial Series: Constitutional Law.
This work provides a clear and succinct introduction to a complex topic. In producing this new edition the author has re-organised and updated the material, featuring a streamlined structure of 21 concise chapters, while more than 100 new cases have been noted. This book also includes the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act and the Australia Act.
Patrick Keyzer has employed his intimate familiarity with the judicial considerations of the Constitution to develop a logical, integrated exposition of its provisions. The fields of operations of its several provisions, the cases in which they have been considered and the problems which they raise are clearly displayed. More importantly, the underlying principles and approaches which inform the ever-growing law of the Constitution have been examined.
The Hon Sir Gerard Brennan, AC, KBE
Chief Justice of Australia, 1995-1998
This document has been peer reviewed.