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Eighth Report of the 44th Parliament

On Tuesday, 24 June 2014, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights (PJCHR) tabled its Eighth Report of the 44th Parliament. This report provides the PJCHR's view on the compatibility with human rights as defined in the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011 of bills introduced into the Parliament during the period 2 - 19 June 2014 and legislative instruments received between 31 May and 6 June 2014. The committee also considered 11 responses to the committee's comments in its previous reports.

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PJCHR Mailing List

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights (PJCHR) secretariat is establishing a mailing list for the 44th Parliament to notify subscribers when new information becomes available on the committee's website.

Subscribers to the mailing list will receive an email when the committee tables its regular report (generally once every sitting week) and may occasionally receive emails in regards to other aspects of the committee's work.

To subscribe to the mailing list, please send an email to human.rights@aph.gov.au with 'Subscribe PJCHR Mailing List' as the subject line and include the email address you wish to subscribe with. Please note the secretariat will retain email addresses for the purpose of this mailing list only and no other identifying information will be recorded. Email addresses will not be used for any other purpose and will not be shared with anybody else.

The mailing list is open to all interested parties. If you have any questions or require more information please contact the secretariat.

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About this committee

This committee examines bills for acts, legislative instruments and other matters before parliament for compatability with human rights.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights
PO Box 6100,
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: 02 6277 3823
Fax: 02 6277 5767
human.rights@aph.gov.au