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CONSTITUTION ACT 1889 - SECT 2

2 .         Legislature to be constituted in Western Australia

        (1)         There shall be, in place of the Legislative Council now subsisting, a Legislative Council and a Legislative Assembly: and it shall be lawful for Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the said Council and Assembly, to make laws for the peace, order, and good Government of the Colony of Western Australia and its Dependencies: and such Council and Assembly shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, have all the powers and functions of the now subsisting Legislative Council.

        (2)         The Parliament of Western Australia consists of the Queen and the Legislative Council and the Legislative Assembly.

        (3)         Every Bill, after its passage through the Legislative Council and the Legislative Assembly, shall, subject to section 73, be presented to the Governor for assent by or in the name of the Queen and shall be of no effect unless it has been duly assented to by or in the name of the Queen.

        [Section 2 amended: No. 59 of 1978 s. 4.]



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