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Double Dissolution
double dissolution: whether required two disagreements between houses may occur in same session of parliament
Geo. S. Knowles
20 November 1930
constitution ss 57, 128

With reference to your inquiry as to whether the two disagreements between the Houses, which are conditions precedent to the granting of a double dissolution, may occur in the same session or must occ...

Export of Goods
customs: regulation of export of goods: commonwealth legislation covering field: validity of state legislation regulating export of sandalwood: inconsistency
Geo. S. Knowles
27 December 1930
Sandalwood Act 1930 (SA) s 8: customs act 1901 Part VI, s 112: constitution s 109

The Secretary, Department of Markets has forwarded to me for advice the following memorandum: I desire to inform you that an agreement is in existence between the South Australian Government a...


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