- 3 July 2009
The problem with anything that is in the constitution, it is open to interpretation and how the High Court will interpret it is an unknown.Allowing a politician to lock anyone up indefinitely was always at odds with Australian values.
Courts should be the only mechanism for locking people up and even there it should never be indefinite.
Realistically there are no unintended consequences just the law in operation unfortunately taking 20 years making.
The Coalition attacking Labor over the release of all other than the person in the court case shows they have no regard for the law.
Also the Coalition urging Labor the lock people up using terrorisms laws real is a turn into Nazism.
As now the Victorian Government has found out with the EV mileage tax.
Even what someone can challenge in the constitution is ambiguous, so I have very little confidence in anything being put in the constitution, but hey we all see things differently.
That's the problem.