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FOR – National Anti-Corruption Commission Bill 2022 and another - in Committee - Public hearing

The majority voted against an amendment introduced by NSW Senator David Shoebridge (Greens), which means it failed.

What did this amendment do?

Senator Shoebridge explained that:

This amendment seeks to remove the restraint on the National Anti-Corruption Commission in terms of holding public hearings.

Amendment text

(1) Clause 73, page 70 (lines 20 to 24), omit subclause (2), substitute:

(2) The Commissioner may decide to hold a hearing, or part of a hearing, in public if the Commissioner is satisfied that it is in the public interest to do so.


Date and time: 6:10 PM on 2022-11-29
Senator Pocock's vote: Aye
Total number of "aye" votes: 14
Total number of "no" votes: 30
Total number of abstentions: 32
Related bill: National Anti-Corruption Commission Bill 2022

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