What do the amendments do?
Regarding amendment (2), Senator Shoebridge explained that:
Amendment (2) seeks to re-insert a provision that was stripped out by the other place in relation to the definition of 'corruption' found in section 8 of the bill.
Regarding amendment (3), he explained that:
our amendment (3) is simply to put in a notation to the definition of corruption that provides, by way of guidance, that corrupt conduct may include conduct that constitutes pork-barrelling or political donations for the purpose of influencing a decision or policy made by a public official.
(2) Clause 8, page 15 (line 20), at the end of subclause (1), add:
; (e) any conduct of a public official in that capacity that constitutes, involves or is engaged in for the purpose of corruption of any other kind.
(3) Clause 8, page 15 (after line 20), at the end of subclause (1), add:
Note: Corrupt conduct may include conduct that constitutes pork barrelling or political donations for the purpose of influencing a decision or policy made by a public official.
Date and time: 1:17 PM on 2022-11-29
Senator Pocock's vote: Aye
Total number of "aye" votes: 15
Total number of "no" votes: 28
Total number of abstentions: 33
Related bill: National Anti-Corruption Commission Bill 2022
Adapted from information made available by theyvoteforyou.org.au