Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act.
What is the Parliament?
That goes to Chapter One Sections one and two.
Chapter I. The Parliament.
1. The legislative power of the Commonwealth shall be vested in a
Federal Parliament, which shall
consist of the Queen, a Senate, and a House of Representatives, and which
called "The Parliament," or "The Parliament of the Commonwealth. "
2. A Governor-General appointed by the Queen shall be Her Majesty's
representative in the
Commonwealth, and shall have and may exercise in the Commonwealth during
the Queen's pleasure,
but subject to this Constitution, such powers and functions of the Queen
Her Majesty may be pleased to assign to him.
This goes to Chapter One Section 51
Part V.--Powers of the Parliament.
Section 51. The Parliament shall, subject to this Constitution, have
power to make laws for the
peace, order and good government of the Commonwealth with respect to the
This goes to Chapter 2
The Executive Government.
Section 61. The executive power of the Commonwealth is vested in
the Queen and is exercisable by
the Governor-General, as the Queen's epresentative and extends, to the execution
and maintenance of
this Constitution and of the laws of the Commonwealth.
The words of Section 51 and Section 61. can then be combined as
The peace, order and good government of the Commonwealth;
exercisable by the Governor-General, as the Queen's representative and
extends, to the execution and maintenance of this Constitution
and of the laws of the Commonwealth.