Past Public Hearings

11 Feb 2014: Canberra, ACT
31 Jan 2014: Canberra, ACT


Inquiry Status

Report tabled 6 March 2014

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Terms of Reference

A claim of public interest immunity raised over documents tabled by the Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection (Senator Cash), on 4 December 2013, in response to an order for production of documents and other documents tabled by the same Minister in relation to other orders for production of documents concerning immigration policy, with particular reference to:

  1. the specific matters of public interest immunity being claimed by the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection; and
  2. the authority of the Senate to determine the application of claims of public interest immunity.

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