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Second Reading Speeches

Royal Commissions Amendment (Private Sessions) Bill 2019

Type
Government
Portfolio
Prime Minister
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Amends the:

Royal Commission Act 1902
to: enable a Royal Commission to hold private sessions where a regulation is made authorising it to do so; enable the Chair of a multi-member Royal Commission, or a sole Commissioner, to authorise Assistant Commissioners to hold private sessions; and impose limits on the use and disclosure of private session information and certain information given to the Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission; and
Freedom of Information Act 1982
to make consequential amendments.