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Volume 4, Number 1 (2016)
An Australian Perspective on the Removal of Appeals to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council
The Honourable Justice Logan

The extent to which there ought to be any restriction on a right, founded in royal prerogative power, to appeal to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (hereinafter, the Judicial Committee) was a subject which antedated and very nearly derailed the federation on 1 January 1901 of the six British colonies in Australia so as to form the nation known as the Commonwealth of Australia.