New concerns surround the government’s increased use of legislative powers to bypass the parliament and create laws that cannot be amended or overturned. The federal government has embedded special powers in new Covid-19 laws to make unilateral changes to non-pandemic-related legislation, using what are known as ‘Henry VIII clauses’ – named for the unchecked power they involve.
Damien Oliver. (Bonus points: Doriemus in 1995 and Media Puzzle in 2002.)
Archbishop of Canterbury.
Two different coloured eyes.
This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Aug 30, 2014 as "Which herb is also known as cilantro?".
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