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[An unofficial consolidation of –

·         The Constitution Act 1889 (“CA”); and

·         The Constitution Acts Amendment Act 1899 (“CAAA”).]



Short title

1.      This is The Constitution of Western Australia

 [This is an unofficial title.]


2.      For the purposes of this Act –

 “Her Majesty” means, when not repugnant to the context, Her Majesty, her heirs and successors;

“Governor in Council” means the Governor acting with the advice of the Executive Council;

“Treasurer” means the Treasurer of the State for the time being;

“Month” means calendar month.


[CA section 75, CAAA section 3.]