2012 Unit 3 VCE Legal Studies Rights Quiz Essay

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Unit 3 VCE Legal Studies – the Constitution and the protection of rights
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A bill of rights which does not allow the courts to declare legislation invalid

2
A human right expressly protected in the Constitution – freedom of religion
Section
3
A right that exits because courts have interpreted that it is implied or inferred in the wording of the Constitution

4
A human right expressly protected in Constitution – trial by jury (Cwlth cases)
Section
5
USA Bill of Rights – what is the second amendment?

6
The House of Representatives will be chosen ‘by the people’
Section
7
Which High Court case established a limited right to vote for prisoners?

8
In what year was a referendum passed that Cwlth judges retire at 70?

9
Legislation can be declared invalid by courts if it contravenes a bill of rights

10
Restriction on the states – only the Cwlth can impose customs/excise duties
Section
11
Human right expressly protected in Const – just compensation for acquired property
Section
12
Restriction on states – state legislation invalid where inconsistent with Cwlth
Section
13
Simultaneous elections fiasco – 62.2% of all votes, only 3/6 states, so failed
Which year?
14
Human right expressly protected in Const – freedom of movement between states
Section
15
The wording of the Constitution can only be amended with vote at referendum
Section
16
Courts ‘read, interpret and apply’ words found in legislation. This is known as

17
In which year did the referendum to outlaw communism…