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Constitution Alteration (Electors' Initiative, Fixed Term Parliaments and Qualification of Members) 2000 [2008]


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
MURRAY, Andrew

Summary

Amends the Constitution in relation to: elector-initiated constitutional change; dissolution of the House of Representatives; term of service of senators; increased duration of the House of Representatives to a four-year fixed term; holding of simultaneous elections for both Houses; recognition of the office of Prime Minister; dismissal of the Prime Minister; and qualification, and grounds for disqualification, of members of Parliament.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/04/00  
Second reading moved 04/04/00  
Restored to Notice Paper 13/02/02  
Restored to Notice Paper 17/11/04  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/02/08  
Restored to Notice Paper 14/02/08  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 28/09/10  
     

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes