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Thursday, 28 June 2018
Page: 4400

Senator SESELJA (Australian Capital TerritoryAssistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation) (17:56): Just very briefly, we are going over the same ground. I know you've said it to 91.1(2) but I'll make it very clear that you are seeking to prosecute the same ground. I'm not going to answer those questions anymore, because there appears to be an attempt now to filibuster.

Opposition senators interjecting

Senator SESELJA: I've gone through each of those elements a number of times. In relation to (2), the same applies. Each of those elements of the offence has to exist in order for an offence to be committed—the person deals with the information et cetera. All of those elements need to be there in order for a prosecution to potentially take place.