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Chapter 1 - The Parliament

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 This is the first and longest chapter in the Constitution.  It deals with the Parliament, as the only elected body. 

Chapter I is divided into five parts.  The first four parts deal with the composition of Parliament.  Part V deals with the powers of the Commonwealth Parliament and with each of its Houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives.

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.