Information about the inquiry

Inquiry into the provisions of the Federal Magistrates Amendment (Disability and Death Benefits) Bill 2006

Information about the inquiry

On 30 March 2006, the Senate referred the above Bill to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 2 May 2006.

The Bill proposes to amend the Federal Magistrates Act 1999 to provide statutory disability cover and death benefits for Federal Magistrates.

Lodging Submissions

Submissions are called for by the 18 April 2006.  Submissions become Committee documents and are only made public after a decision by the Committee. Unauthorised release of submissions is not covered by parliamentary privilege. Further assistance can be obtained by phoning the secretariat on (02) 6277 3560.

 For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560
Fax: +61 2 6277 5794