• 1. 
    What is the role of the Queensland Council for Civil Liberties?

  • ensures that all Queenslanders enjoy human rights
  • provides advocacy for human rights issues
  • provides a forum to build awareness and seek solutions for human rights
  • All of above
  • 2. 
    The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights hear individual complaints

  • true
  • false
  • 3. 
    What is Ratio Decidendi?

  • Law that has been developed on the basis f preceding rulings by judges
  • The reason for deciding the outcome of a case
  • a certain legal practice is observed and the relevant actors consider it law (isn’t law but is followed as so)
  • 'By the law' statements the Judge writes to help explain a decision; not legally binding
  • 4. 
    Select the components of the International Bill of Human Rights

  • International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
  • All of above
  • 5. 
    The official power to make legal decisions and judgements. Refers to different courts or powers e.g. the government or police

  • Jurisdiction
  • Code
  • Inquisitorial System
  • Equitable Outcomes
  • 6. 
    Where is the Statement of Compatibility (SOC) and the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights (PJCHR)

  • Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth)
  • Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld)
  • Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011 (Cth)
  • Migration Act 1958 (Cth)
  • 7. 
    To convict someone of a crime, it is possible to have either Mens Rea of Actus Reas but not the other

  • True
  • False
  • 8. 
    The 5 permanent members of the UN Security Council have veto power

  • true
  • false
  • 9. 
    Crime is defined as; An act or omission that constitutes a criminal offence against society

  • True
  • False
  • 10. 
    What is the UN General Assembly?

  • an assembly that discusses general Human Rights
  • ensures refugees human rights are upheld
  • hears complaints from individuals
  • main forum for International discussion, many relating to human rights
  • 11. 
    What is the Adversarial System?

  • A panel of Jury members, used to determine guilt or innocence
  • A board of judges combining to have a mutual decision
  • Two Lawyers come to an agreement instead of going to court.
  • Milo choosing between his favourite students
  • 12. 
    Article 26 of the UDHR states

  • the right to freedom of religion
  • right to education
  • right to life
  • right to free speech
  • 13. 
    What is the level to which guilt or liability needs to be proven in a CIVIL CASE?

  • Beyond Reasonable Doubt
  • If they look guilty
  • No doubt whatsoever
  • On the balance of probabilities
  • 14. 
    What is an implied right in the Australian Constitution?

  • right to vote
  • right to freedom of political communication
  • right to freedom of religion
  • right to trial by jury
  • 15. 
    Human rights are;

  • universal
  • indivisible
  • inalienable
  • inherent
  • All of above
  • 16. 
    Who are the 5 permanent members of the UN Security Council?

  • France, Germany, Japan, USA, UK
  • France, USA, Russia, China, UK
  • Germany, Russia, Australia, UK, Japan
  • Australia, France, USA, Japan, Germany
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