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Author Injia, Salamo, author.

Title Constitutional law in Papua New Guinea : with reference to the Supreme Court and National Court cases which discuss the interpretation and application of the Constitution together with some historical information on the development of the concept of Constitutions and principles of interpretation / Authored by Salamo Injia and Gregory James Lay.

Published Boroko, Papua New Guinea : National Judicial Staff Service, 2018.
©2018.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KT 3952 INJI    AVAILABLE
Physical description lxxii, 552 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references in index.
Contents Introduction -- Magna Carta -- Early constitutions -- Forms of world constitutions -- Constitutional amendment -- Constitutional interpretation and amendment in Papua New Guinea -- Amendments to the Constitution -- Separation of powers -- Limits of government powers -- Constitution of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea - arrangement of sections -- Appendix - table of legislation held unconstitutional.
Summary "The first work on the Constitution of Papua New Guinea was "The annotated Constitution of Papua New Guinea" authored by Brian Brunton and Duncan Colquhoun Kerr and published in 1984, more than 30 years ago. Since then the Supreme Court has dealt with hundreds of cases requiring interpretation of the provisions of the Constitution. The National Court also has applied section 57 (human rights) and other provisions for which it has jurisdiction on many occasions. This new book is an attempt to gather all those materials together, appropriately categorised. Judicial development of constitutional law in Papua New Guinea since the Constitution was enacted is the focus of this new book. A global overview of judicial thinking that underpins the development of case law is offered in the introduction".
Other author Lay, Gregory, 1950- author.
Subject Papua New Guinea. Constitution.
Constitutional law -- Papua New Guinea.
ISBN 9781643160689