Courtesy Reuters

WITH the passage of the Statute of Westminster by the London Parliament last December the era of the development of dominion autonomy was brought to a successful conclusion. Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, the Irish Free State and Newfoundland are now completely self-governing countries, having travelled -- in a period of time very short in the life of states -- the whole distance from colonies controlled direct from London to equal partners in a free association of nations. No further constitutional changes of fundamental importance may be expected in the future, for there are now no legal or political

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