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Second Reading Speeches

Representation Amendment (6 Regions Per State, 2 Senators Per Region) Bill 2020

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
JOYCE, Barnaby, MP
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the:

Representation Act 1983
to: impose a geographical requirement on the representation requirements for the Senate, comprised of 6 divisions per state represented by two senators; and
Commonwealth Electoral Act 1983
to make a consequential amendment.