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6       Qualification of senators—Documents

The President informed the Senate that he had received correspondence from Senator Roberts and the Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Di Natale) requesting that he establish an audit of the qualification of senators under section 44(i) of the Constitution, and that similar correspondence had been sent to the Speaker of the House of Representatives. He had discussed these requests with the Speaker, noting that they do not fall within the remits of their offices.

Documents : The President tabled the following documents:

Qualification of senators—Letters to the President of the Senate from—

Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Di Natale), dated 27 July 2017.

Senator Roberts, dated 21 July 2017, and attachment.