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Monday, 13 February 2017
Page: 638

Death Penalty

To the Honourable the Speaker and Members of the House of Representatives

Decisive action must be taken to prevent the reintroduction of the death penalty in Australia. Capital punishment is against human rights and human dignity.

We therefore ask the House to The Australian Constitution must be amended to prevent the repeal of the Commonwealth Death Penalty Abolition Act 1973 or the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Torture Prohibition and Death Penalty Abolition) Act 2010.

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