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Constitution Alteration (Appropriations for the Ordinary Annual Services of the Government) 2001 [2008]

1998-1999-2000-2001

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Constitution Alteration (Appropriations for the Ordinary Annual Services of the Government) 2001

 

No.      , 2001

 

(Senators Stott Despoja and Murray)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to alter the Constitution to ensure that if the Senate fails to pass a proposed law appropriating revenue or moneys for the ordinary annual services of the Government in respect of a year, an amount of money is appropriated for those services in respect of that year equal to the amount appropriated for those services in respect of the preceding year

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              2

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 2

2............ Schedule.............................................................................................. 2

Schedule —Amendment of the Constitution relating to appropriations for the ordinary annual services of the Government   3

 



A Bill for an Act to alter the Constitution to ensure that if the Senate fails to pass a proposed law appropriating revenue or moneys for the ordinary annual services of the Government in respect of a year, an amount of money is appropriated for those services in respect of that year equal to the amount appropriated for those services in respect of the preceding year

The Parliament of Australia, with the approval of the electors, as required by the Constitution, enacts: