The Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committees cover the following portfolios: Attorney-General and Home Affairs.
The bill would amend the Judges' Pensions Act 1968 to cease the payment of a retired judge's pension where they have engaged in serious misconduct while serving as a judge.
The bill would amend the Migration Act 1958 to provide a framework to protect confidential information against unauthorised disclosure where that information has been provided by a law enforcement or intelligence agency to an authorised Commonwealth officer for consideration in a character test-based visa decision. The bill would also amend the Australian Citizenship Act 2007 to create a framework for the disclosure of confidential information provided by gazetted law enforcement and intelligence agencies for consideration in character related citizenship decisions.
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Committee SecretarySenate Legal and Constitutional Affairs CommitteePO Box 6100Parliament HouseCanberra ACT 2600 Phone: +61 2 6277 3560Fax: +61 2 6277 firstname.lastname@example.org
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