Statute of Westminster Adoption Act 1942 facts for kids

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The Statute of Westminster Adoption Act 1942 is an Act of the Australian Parliament. They formally accepted the Statute of Westminster 1931. It happened on 9 October 1942.

The Act is more important for its symbolic value than for the legal effect of its provisions. Australia was becoming more independent from the United Kingdom. This Statute showed the independence to the world.


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