Electoral Amendment (Constitutional Provisions) Bill 1997

Bill No.66

SynopsisThis Bill is designed to give effect to the Report of the Joint Select Committee on the Constitution (1991). Currently the Constitution Acts Amendment Act 1899 contains a number of sections on the disqualification of members. The committee recommended moving certain Electoral Act provisions into the Constitution, and moving the provisions for disqualification of members from the Constitution to the Electoral Act 1907.

Private Members Bill introduced by Hon. John Alexander Cowdell MLC

StatusReferred to Standing Committee on Legislation 09/09/1998
This Act comes into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent

Current Bill


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Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 10/21/1997  
First Reading 10/21/1997  
Second Reading 10/21/1997  
Second Reading Speech   

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Referred to Standing Committee on Legislation  11/13/1997  
Reinstated to the stage reached in the previous Session  08/13/1998 1 
Referred to Standing Committee on Legislation  09/09/1998  

1. Bill reinstated after prorogation.