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Resolutions Expressing Opinions of the Senate: 33 Casual vacancies



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RESOLUTIONS EXPRESSING OPINIONS OF THE SENATE

Senate

33 Casual vacancies

Where the place of a senator who is a member of a particular political party becomes vacant before the expiration of the senator’s term of service, in the opinion of the Senate a person chosen to fill the vacant place in accordance with section 15 of the Constitution should be the member of the political party duly nominated by that party to fill that place; ...

(19 March 1987 J.1698)

Note: Part of a longer resolution, dealing with the case of a vacancy in the representation of Tasmania.