Supplementary Order Paper No 81

No 81

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Bill

Proposed amendment

Ian McKelvie, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

Clause 5

In clause 5, new section 55C, in paragraph (c), replace β€œ.” (page 3, line 6) with β€œ; and”, and after paragraph (c), insert:

(d)

not be given within 24 months since the last general election.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Bill. It will protect voter confidence in Parliament, political parties, and elections by ensuring that the removal of an MP from a parliamentary political party could not occur within 24 months since the last general election.