Recognition of Foreign Marriages Bill 2014

On 15 May 2014, the Senate referred the Recognition of Foreign Marriages Bill 2014 to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report.

The closing date for submissions is 31 July 2014. The reporting date is 3 September 2014.

For administrative reasons due to the large volume of submissions received, the committee has decided to publish submissions from organisations and a selection of submissions from individuals (50 submissions from individuals in support of the bill and 50 submissions from individuals opposed to the bill). The committee has decided not to publish submissions comprising short or general statements, form/campaign letters and petitions.

Public Hearing - Thursday, 21 August 2014 (PDF 38KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560
Fax: +61 2 6277 5794
legcon.sen@aph.gov.au

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Add | Email Print

Upcoming Public Hearings

21 Aug 2014: Melbourne, VIC

more...

Inquiry Status

Report tabling 3 September 2014

Accessibility

If you require any special arrangements to enable you to participate in the Committee's inquiry, please contact the Committee Secretariat.

Further information regarding accessibility can be found at www.aph.gov.au/Help/Accessibility