“The Statute of Westminster, 1931: An Irish Perspective”

  title={“The Statute of Westminster, 1931: An Irish Perspective”},
  author={Thomas Mohr},
  journal={Law and History Review},
  pages={749 - 791}
  • T. Mohr
  • Published 24 October 2013
  • History
  • Law and History Review
The enactment of the Statute of Westminster in 1931 represents one of the most significant events in the history of the British Empire. The very name of this historic piece of legislation, with its medieval antecedents, epitomizes a sense of enduring grandeur and dignity. The Statute of Westminster recognized significant advances in the evolution of the self-governing Dominions into fully sovereign states. The term “Dominion” was initially adopted in relation to Canada, but was extended in 1907… 
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