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The Royal Assent

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In 1890,  the Constitution Bill was passed by the House of Commons and assented to by Queen Victoria.

With the granting of the Queen's Assent, Western Australia's Constitution came into legal existence.

The Royal Assent 1890


The Royal Assent 1890.
The Royal Assent to the Constitution was signed by Queen Victoria at the court of Osborne, on the Isle of Wight. this was a printed copy for distribution in the colony.

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Acknowledgement of Country

The Government of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.