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Constitution Alteration (Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Press) 2019 [No. 2]


Type
Private
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
SHARKIE, Rebekha, MP

Summary

Subject to approval in accordance with section 128 of the Constitution, the bill proposes an alteration to the Constitution to provide that the Commonwealth, States and Territories must not limit freedom of expression, including freedom of the press and other media.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29/07/19  
Second reading moved 29/07/19  
Removed from the Notice Paper in accordance with (SO 42) 25/02/20  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes