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Western Australia

  • Frederick Martin
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The administration of Western Australia—the only colony to which convicts from Great Britain continue to be transported—is under a Governor appointed by the Crown, who is assisted by an Executive Council composed of certain office-holders, namely, the senior officer in command of the forces, the Colonial Secretary, the Comptroller-General of Convicts, the Surveyor-General, the Attorney-General, and the Treasurer and Collector of Internal Revenue. There is also a Legislative Council, composed, including the Governor, of six official and four unofficial members. The official members are the Governor, the Commander of the Forces, the Colonial Secretary, the Surveyor-General, the Attorney-General, and the Treasurer and Collector of Internal Revenue. The unofficial members are appointed by the Crown, on the recommendation of the Governor.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1867

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  • Frederick Martin

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