Inquiry into Australian Expatriates
Information about the Inquiry
On 16 October
2003, the Senate referred the following matters to the Legal and
Constitutional References Committee, for inquiry and report by
1 September 2004.
On 23 June 2004,
the Senate agreed to extend the reporting date for this inquiry to 5 October
2004. Due to the prorogation of Parliament on 31 August 2004, and the need
to thoroughly consider the evidence received in order to finalise its
recommendations, the Committee tabled an interim report on 1 October 2004.
The inquiry lapsed on 15 November 2004, the eve of the 41st
parliament. On 6 December 2004, the Senate re-referred for report by 8 March
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