Flashcards in Chapter 13 Accountability of the GG Deck (13):
To end a session of parliament without dissolving it
The first Australian-born Governor General
Sir Isaac Isaacs
Statute of 1931 which empowers the Prime Minister to advise he monarch of preferred appointee to GG and expect advice to be ratified
Statute of Westminster
Typical commission tenure of GG in years
Last Governor General to resign was..
Which section of the Constitution holds the GG to account?
Whitlam's refusal to take what action, according to Kerr, led to his Dismissal
Call a double dissolution election
Under which section of the Constitution did Kerr sack Whitlam
Which convention was breached by Kerr in the Dismissal, which is set out in s63
Taking advice from the Federal Executive Council
Following the Whitlam sacking, Gordon Scholes, the Speaker requested the Queen reappoint Whitlam in light of the breach of a key Westminster convention, being..
The Prime Minister holds power by virtue of the confidence of the House of Reps
What was the key reason for Peter Hollingworth stepping down as Governor General
Failing to act adequately on reports of child abuse in the Anglican Church when he was Archbishop of Brisbane
Since 1984, this position has been subject to the accountability standards set out for the public service, in order to ensure greater accountability of the Governor General
Official Secretary of the Governor General