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Author Lacey, Wendy.

Title Implementing human rights norms : judicial discretion & use of unincorporated conventions / Wendy Lacey
Published Adelaide, S. Aust. : Presidian Legal Publications, 2008


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Description xix, 301 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Chapter 1 - The nature, purpose & limits of judicial discretion -- Chapter 2 - International human rights law and the Australian judiciary -- Chapter 3 - Influence of unincorporated international instruments via the interpretive principles -- Chapter 4 - Relevance of international standards to the exercise of judicial discretion in Australia -- Chapter 5 - Parliamentary supremacy & legislative power to override the interpretive principles -- Chapter 6 - Inherent powers, judicial power and implied guarantees under Chapter III of the Constitution
Summary "This book examines the extent to which Australian judges may be guided by unincorporated international human rights conventions when exercising discretionary powers, with comparative analyses of UK, Canadian and New Zealand law."--Provided by publisher
Analysis Civil & human rights
Comparative law (Australia)
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical refererences and index
Audience Tertiary/Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Subject Civil rights -- Australia.
Civil rights.
Comparative law -- Australia.
Human rights -- Australia -- Cases.
Human rights -- Australia.
International and municipal law -- Australia -- Cases.
International law -- Australia.
International law.
Judicial discretion -- Australia.
LC no. 2011459690
ISBN 9780975725481 (hbk.)
9780980499414 (paperback)
Other Titles Implementing human rights norms : judicial discretion and use of unincorporated conventions