Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
Banking Commission of Inquiry Bill 2016

2016

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Banking Commission of Inquiry Bill 2016

 

No.      , 2016

 

(Mr Katter)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to establish a commission of inquiry into banking in Australia with the powers of a Royal Commission, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Simplified outline of this Act.............................................................. 2

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 3

Part 2—Establishing the Banking Commission of Inquiry                           4

5............ Banking Commission of Inquiry is established................................... 4

6............ Terms of reference.............................................................................. 4

Part 3—Powers of the Banking Commission of Inquiry                                7

7............ Hearings.............................................................................................. 7

8............ Commission not bound by the rules of evidence................................. 7

9............ Application of the Royal Commissions Act 1902 ................................ 7

10.......... Application of Commonwealth laws................................................... 8

Part 4—Other matters                                                                                                          9

11.......... Departmental officers.......................................................................... 9

 



A Bill for an Act to establish a commission of inquiry into banking in Australia with the powers of a Royal Commission, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: