Recommendation 1

2.76    That the Government strengthen the minister's tabling statements to Parliament on ministerial interventions, by requiring the minister's statements to declare whether or not each ministerial intervention was made in accordance with the Ministerial Guidelines.

Recommendation 2

2.77    The committee recommends that the Senate consider censuring the Minister for Home Affairs (the Hon Peter Dutton MP) for the actions examined in this report, when he was the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, for failing to observe fairness in making official decisions as required by the Statement of Ministerial Standards.

Recommendation 3

2.78    That the Minister representing the Minister for Home Affairs provide, within three sitting days, an explanation to the Senate responding to the matters raised in this report.

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