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

2019

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Constitution Alteration (Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Press) 2019

 

No.      , 2019

 

(Ms Sharkie)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to alter the Constitution to expressly protect freedom of expression, including freedom of the press

   

   



Contents

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule 1........................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Alteration of the Constitution                                                            3

 

 



A Bill for an Act to alter the Constitution to expressly protect freedom of expression, including freedom of the press

The Parliament of Australia, with the approval of the electors, as required by the Constitution, enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Constitution Alteration (Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Press) 2019 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent .

3   Schedule 1

                   The Constitution is altered as set out in Schedule 1.