The Australian Legal System

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The Australian Legal System

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following laws are examples of Federal laws?
    • A. 

      Taxation law, Immigration law and Criminal law

    • B. 

      Criminal law, Environmental law and and Family law

    • C. 

      Family law, Criminal law and Taxation law

    • D. 

      Immigration law, Taxation law and Family law

  • 2. 
    Which is the highest Court that an Australian can now appeal to?
    • A. 

      Supreme Court

    • B. 

      Privy Council

    • C. 

      High Court

    • D. 

      Federal Court

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Section 23

    • B. 

      Chapter 9

    • C. 

      There is no power in the Constitution for the Commonwealth to make laws

    • D. 

      Section 51

  • 4. 
    Australia's legal system is derived from which Country?
    • A. 

      United States of America

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Canada

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 5. 
    What year were appeals to the Privy Council abolished?
  • 6. 
    What is the name of the area that makes the laws of Australia by passing statutes?
  • 7. 
    All Australians are bound by the laws of the Commonwealth
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      It depends on which State they live

    • D. 

      People in the ACT and NT do not have to abide by Commonwealth laws

  • 8. 
    In what year was the Commonwealth of Australia officially created?
    • A. 

      1900

    • B. 

      1899

    • C. 

      1901

    • D. 

      1879