New States- Constitution of Australia
Chapter VI - New States
New States may be admitted or established121. The Parliament may admit to the Commonwealth or establish new States, and may upon such admission or establishment make or impose such terms and conditions, including the extent of representation in either House of the Parliament, as it thinks fit.
Government of territories122. The Parliament may make laws for the government of any territory surrendered by any State to and accepted by the Commonwealth, or of any territory placed by the Queen under the authority of an accepted by the Commonwealth, and may allow the representation of such territory in either House of the Parliament to the extent and on the terms which it thinks fit.
Alteration of limits of States123. The Parliament of the Commonwealth may, with the consent of the Parliament of a State, and the approval of the majority of the electors of the State voting upon the question, increase, diminish, or otherwise alter the limits of the State, upon such terms and conditions as may be agreed on, and may, with the like consent, make provision respecting the effect and operation of any increase or diminution or alteration of territory in relation to any State affected.
Formation of new States124. A new State may be formed by separation of territory from a State, but only with the consent of the Parliament thereof, and a new State may be formed by the union of two or more States or parts of States, but only with the consent of the Parliaments of the States affected.
Constitution of Australia
Bill Of Rights
| Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act
Chapter I - The Parliament
|Part I - General
||Part II - The Senate
||Part III - The House of Representatives
||Part IV - Both Houses of the Parliament
||Part V - Powers of the Parliament
Chapter II - The Executive Government
| The Executive Government
Chapter III - The Judicature
| The Judicature
Chapter IV - Finance And Trade
| Finance And Trade
Chapter V - The States
| The States
Chapter VI - New States
| New States
Chapter VII - Miscellaneous
Chapter VIII - Alteration Of The Constitution
| Alteration Of The Constitution
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