previous
next

§ 227. “Power Vested by this Constitution.”

Having drawn attention in a general manner to the scope of this sub-section and illustrated it by authority, we now proceed to note several of its features which require separate treatment. It must be observed that the sub-section comprehends matters subsidiary and contributory to the execution of any power granted “by this Constitution.” Now, there are five kinds of powers so granted: (1) Legislative power vested in the Parliament, (2) Regulative power vested in either House of Parliament, (3) Executive power vested in the Federal Administration, (4) Judicial power vested in the Federal Judicature, (5) Ministerial mandatory power vested in departments and officers.

previous
next