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Parliamentary (Judicial Misbehaviour or Incapacity) Commission Bill 2005
Schedule 1 Amendments to the Parliamentary Privileges Act 1987

   

1  Subsection 16(3)

Omit:

“In”, substitute

“Subject to this section, in”

2  After Subsection 16(3)

Insert:

         “(3A)  If:

                     (a)  a person (the ‘witness’) gives evidence against another person in a court or tribunal; and

                     (b)  the witness had previously made a statement in evidence before a House or a committee; and

                     (c)  that statement is not consistent with the evidence given by the witness in the court or tribunal; the other person may test the credibility of the witness by questioning the witness with regard to that statement.”.