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Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Reducing Barriers for Minor Parties) Bill 2014


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
RHIANNON, Sen Lee

Summary

Amends the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 to decrease to $500 and $1000, respectively, the nomination deposit that must be paid by or on behalf of candidates for the House of Representatives and the Senate.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/03/14  
Second reading moved 04/03/14  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory Memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes