Clive Palmer takes a sovereign risk challenging the authority of WA Parliament

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This article was produced following the unprecedented litigation by Clive Palmer claiming 30 billion dollars in damages for breach of the Mineralogy State agreement.  The article explains the operation of State agreements as legislative contracts and why the State Parliament can validly change the terms of these agreements by passing legislation 

Natalie Brown, ‘Clive Palmer takes a sovereign risk challenging the authority of WA Parliament’ on AUSPUBLAW (9 September 2020) <https://auspublaw.org/2020/09/clive-palmer-takes-a-sovereign-risk-challenging-the-authority-of-wa-parliament>

 

Period9 Sep 2020

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  • TitleClive Palmer takes a sovereign risk challenging the authority of WA Parliament
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletAUSPUBLAW
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size2532
    Country/TerritoryAustralia
    Date9/09/20
    DescriptionThis article was published following the unprecedented litigation by Clive Palmer seeking to claim 30 billion dollars in damages from the Western Australian State government for breach of the Mineralogy State agreement. The article explains why and how the WA State Parliament has the authority to change State agreement terms by passing legislation.
    Producer/AuthorNatalie Brown
    URLhttp://<https://auspublaw.org/2020/09/clive-palmer-takes-a-sovereign-risk-challenging-the-authority-of-wa-parliament>
    PersonsNatalie Brown

Keywords

  • Clive Palmer
  • damages claim
  • state agreement