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Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Amendment (Disallowance and Amendment Power of the Commonwealth) Bill 2010, together with the amendments on sheet no. 7031, circulated by the Australian Greens

Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Amendment (Disallowance and Amendment Power of the Commonwealth) Bill 2010, together with the amendments on sheet no. 7031, circulated by the Australian Greens

4 May 2011

© Commonwealth of Australia 2011
ISBN 978-1-74229-442-1

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MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 7KB)
 
ABBREVIATIONS (PDF 6KB)
 
RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 19KB)
 
CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION (PDF 20KB)

Background
Conduct of inquiry
Acknowledgement
Note on references

 
CHAPTER 2 - OVERVIEW OF THE BILL AND EXISTING TERRITORY POWERS (PDF 68KB)

Provisions of the Bill as proposed to be amended
Provisions to be repealed by the Bill
Legislative and governmental structure in territories
Background on existing provisions
Commonwealth's plenary power under section 122 of the Constitution

 
CHAPTER 3 - KEY ISSUES (PDF 164KB)

Improved democratic rights for territory citizens
Preference for parliamentary override of territory legislation
Review of the self-government Acts
Objects clause
Euthanasia and same-sex marriage
Committee view

 
DISSENTING REPORT BY LIBERAL SENATORS (PDF 8KB)
 
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS BY SENATOR MICHAEL FORSHAW AND SENATOR STEPHEN HUTCHINS (PDF 85KB)

Introduction
The Bill
Other issues

 
APPENDIX 1 - SUBMISSIONS RECEIVED (PDF 29KB)
 
APPENDIX 2 - WITNESSES WHO APPEARED BEFORE THE COMMITTEE (PDF 6KB)


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