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Abolition of the Upper House

INTRODUCTION Unicameral legislatures, or legislatures with only one chamber, are uncommon in democracies. It is usually considered that two chambers are necessary for government, and this is the case for the United Kingdom, Canada (at the Federal level) and the United States (Federally, and for all states except Nebraska.)

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Separation of Powers in the Westminster System

A paper presented by Gerard Carney, Associate Professor of Law, Bond University to A.S.P.G. Queensland Chapter on Monday 13 September 1993. This paper was written prior to the passing of the Constitution of Queensland 2001.

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