Origins of the Australian System of Law
Essay by Rev Dr David Mitchell
An Independent Nation;
The Place of United Nations Law in Australian Law;
The Heads of State;
The Queen’s representative
Dr David Mitchell is an Australian Lawyer and a leading authority on Constitutional and Human Rights issues, being a graduate of the International Institute of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. Amongst many attainments he was Attorney-General of the African nation of Lesotho, is an ordained Presbyterian Minister residing in Hobart, Tasmania and was an elected delegate to the Constitutional Convention held in 1988.