Parliamentary (Judicial Misbehaviour or Incapacity) Commission Bill 2010

Type
Private
Sponsor
KERR, Duncan, MP 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Establishes the Parliamentary (Judicial Misbehaviour or Incapacity) Commission to inquire into, and advise the Parliament on, allegations of judicial misbehaviour or incapacity made against a federal justice. Also amends the
Parliamentary Privileges Act 1987
  to permit the testing of a witness’ creditibility in court or other proceedings when that witness has previously given evidence to a House or committee of the Parliament which is inconsistent with the evidence given to the court or tribunal. 

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House of Representatives
22 Feb 2010Introduced and read a first time
26 May 2010Referred to Main Committee
31 May 2010Second reading debate
31 May 2010Second reading moved
19 Jul 2010Lapsed at dissolution

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