Supplementary Order Paper No 83

No 83

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Bill

Proposed amendment

Denise Lee, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

Clause 5

In clause 5 after section 55C(c) (page 3, line 6), insert:

(d)

not be given within 12 months since the last general election.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends clause 5 of the Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Bill to 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 12 months since the last general election.