Supplementary Order Paper No 89

Clause 5

In clause 5, new section 55D, replace paragraph (c) (page 3, lines 23 to 28) with:

(c)

state that, after consideration of the conduct of the member and his or her response (if any) by the parliamentary members of the political party for which the member was elected, the parliamentary leader of that party confirms that a near-unanimity of the parliamentary members of that party agree that written notice should be given by the parliamentary leader under section 55A(3)(b); and

In clause 5, new section 55E, before the definition of parliamentary leader (page 4, before line 4), insert:

near-unanimity means the number of members identified in Schedule 4 based on the number of parliamentary members of that party