Sue v Hill [1999] HCA 30

In Sue v Hill [1999] HCA 30 the defendant was elected as a senator while having duel Australian/UK citizenship, which resulted in the nomination being made ineligible under section 44 of the Constitution. The court held that since the Australia Act 1986 (Cth), the UK is considered a foreign power and has no legislative, executive or judicial influence over Australia,¬†despite the fact it was not so when the Constitution was written. One of the main arguments that was raised by … Continue reading Sue v Hill [1999] HCA 30
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