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Parliamentary Privileges Amendment (Royal Commission Response) Bill 2022


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui; TYRRELL, Sen Tammy

Summary

Amends the Parliamentary Privileges Act 1987 to implement a recommendation of the interim report of the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide to allow a royal commission, whose terms of reference require an examination of government, to analyse and draw inferences or conclusions from evidence that is subject to parliamentary privilege.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07/09/22  
Second reading moved 07/09/22  
Second reading debate 26/09/22  
     

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

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Notes