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Charter of Political Honesty Bill 2000 [2004]


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

Summary

Introduced with the Electoral Amendment (Political Honesty) Bill 2000, the bill: addresses misuse of tax payer funded advertising campaigns for party political purposes; establishes a parliamentary joint committee to develop a code of conduct for ministers and other members of Parliament and an Office of Commissioner for Ministerial and Parliamentary Ethics to enforce the code; and ensures merit-based public appointments by ministers.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10/10/00  
Second reading moved 10/10/00  
     
Restored to Notice Paper 13/02/02  
Restored to Notice Paper 17/11/04  
     
Senate
Discharged from Notice Paper 01/03/07  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes