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Enfranchising Incompetents: Suretyship and the Joint Authorship of Laws

Goodin, Robert; Lau, Joanne


Proposals to lower the age of voting, to 15 for example, are regularly met with worries that people that age are not sufficiently 'competent'. Notice however that we allow people that age to sign binding legal contracts, provided that those contracts are

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Ratio
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9329.2011.00490.x


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