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CONSTITUTION AMENDMENT (DEMISE OF THE CROWN) BILL 2017

                     Western Australia


Constitution Amendment (Demise of the Crown)
                  Bill 2017

                         Contents

   1.   Short title                           2
   2.   Commencement                          2
   3.   Act amended                           2
   4.   Section 74A inserted                  2
        74A.     Demise of the Crown     2




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                      LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL


Constitution Amendment (Demise of the Crown)
                  Bill 2017

                               A Bill for


An Act to amend the Constitution Act 1889.



The Parliament of Western Australia enacts as follows:




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1    1.       Short title
2             This is the Constitution Amendment (Demise of the Crown)
3             Act 2017.

4    2.       Commencement
5             This Act comes into operation as follows --
6              (a) sections 1 and 2 -- on the day on which this Act
7                    receives the Royal Assent;
8              (b) the rest of the Act -- on the day after that day.

9    3.       Act amended
10            This Act amends the Constitution Act 1889.

11   4.       Section 74A inserted
12            After section 74 insert:
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14          74A.    Demise of the Crown
15                  The demise of the Sovereign --
16                   (a) has the effect of transferring all the functions,
17                        duties, powers, authorities, rights, privileges
18                        and dignities belonging to the Crown to the
19                        Sovereign's successor; but
20                   (b) has no other effect in law for any purpose.
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