Opinion Number. 380

Subject

SENATE ELECTIONS WHETHER GOVERNOR MAY CERTIFY ELECTION OF SENATORS BY TELEGRAM

Key Legislation

CONSTITUTION, s. 7

Date
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Mr Upward

M r Upward:(1)

I am of opinion that it is competent for His Excellency the Governor-General to accept the telegram as the certificate of the Governor of Western Australia of the election of the Senators mentioned.

[ Vol. 7, p. 494]

(1) George Edward Upward, Clerk Assistant of the Senate.