Department of the Legislative Assembly, Northern Territory Government

Treaty Commissioner Bill 2020

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On 12 February 2020 the Legislative Assembly referred the Treaty Commissioner Bill 2020 to the Legislation Scrutiny Committee for inquiry and report in accordance with clause (4)(c) of the Committee’s Terms of Reference by 5 May 2020.

The Committee encourages all interested people to provide their comments and feedback on the Bill.

The Committee is to inquire into and report on:
a) whether the Assembly should pass the Bill;
b) whether the Assembly should amend the Bill;
c) whether the Bill has sufficient regard to the rights and liberties of individuals; and
d) whether the Bill has sufficient regard to the institution of Parliament.

Submissions should be sent to by close of business Wednesday 11 March 2020.


Report Tabled

Key Documents

Treaty Commissioner Bill 2020
Explanatory Statement
Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights


Inquiry into the Treaty Commissioner Bill 2020 - 18 March 2020
Associated Minutes of Proceedings


Committee Secretary
GPO Box 3721
Telephone:  (08) 8946 1485
Email: Contact

Last updated: 18 Mar 2020