Inquiry into matters relating to Section 44 of the Constitution

 On 28 November 2017, the Prime Minister referred matters relating to Section 44 of the Constitution for inquiry and report.

Submissions are being accepted until Friday, 9 March 2018 and must address the terms of reference.

The Committee will carefully consider submissions commenting on whether an individual Senator or Member of the House of Representatives is qualified to sit in Parliament. Such submissions may not be accepted or published.

 

The Committee expects to report on all aspects of the inquiry terms of reference on Monday 9 April 2018.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 2374
Fax: +61 2 6277 4773
section44@aph.gov.au

About this inquiry

On 28 November 2017, the Prime Minister referred matters relating to Section 44 of the Constitution for inquiry and report.


Past Public Hearings

24 Apr 2018: Canberra
20 Feb 2018: West Perth
19 Feb 2018: Adelaide

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Inquiry Status



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