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Tuesday, 2 May 1989
Page: 1552

Senator HILL —I give notice that, on the next day of sitting, I shall move:

(1) That the following matter be referred to the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters for investigation and report: The method and practice of the first A.C.T. election.

(2) That the Committee review the electoral system and the election process with a view to recommending changes which might improve the process and expedite the count.

(3) That the Committee particularly examine whether the deposit required to be paid by candidates is adequate and whether the cut-off level for unsuccessful candidates is set at the most appropriate level.