The Crown as Corporation (1901)

Frederic Maitland; “The Crown as Corporation” (1901) In Re Stepney Election Petition; Isaacson v Durant (1886) 17 QBD 54, it was held that allegiance was owed not to the monarch in his or her personal capacity, but rather to the Crown as a body politic. (See Anne Twomey; The Constitution of New South Wales, page 386, Singh v Commonwealth of Australia [2004] HCA 43) As stated in Sue v Hill [1999] HCA 30 (at 83): “The writings of constitutional lawyers at … Continue reading The Crown as Corporation (1901)
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