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Parliamentary (Judicial Misbehaviour or Incapacity) Commission Bill 2010


Type
Private
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
KERR, Duncan, MP

Summary

Establishes the Parliamentary (Judicial Misbehaviour or Incapacity) Commission to inquire into, and advise the Parliament on, allegations of judicial misbehaviour or incapacity made against a federal justice. Also amends the Parliamentary Privileges Act 1987 to permit the testing of a witness’ creditibility in court or other proceedings when that witness has previously given evidence to a House or committee of the Parliament which is inconsistent with the evidence given to the court or tribunal.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 22/02/10  
Referred to Main Committee 26/05/10  
Second reading debate 31/05/10  
Second reading moved 31/05/10  
Lapsed at dissolution 19/07/10  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
KERR, Duncan, MP

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes