Supplementary Order Paper No 552

No 552

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Protection for First Responders and Prison Officers Bill

Proposed amendments

Darroch Ball, in Committee, to move the following amendments:

Clause 4

In the heading to clause 4, replace first responder or prison officer (page 2, line 10), with constable, corrections officer, or first responder.

In the heading to new section 189A, replace first responder or prison officer (page 2, line 3), with constable, corrections officer, or first responder.

In new section 189A(1)(a) and (b), replace “first responder or prison officer” (page 2, lines 15 and 18), with “constable, corrections officer, or first responder” in each place.

In new section 189A(1)(b), replace “being reckless as to whether their conduct may lead to that result,” (page 2, line 17), with “with reckless disregard for the safety of others,”.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper proposes changes to terminology used in the Bill to ensure that it aligns with existing legislation.