Department of the Legislative Assembly

Evidence and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

Status - Key Documents - Submissions -  Public Briefing - Tabled Papers - Report - Contact

On 19 September 2019 the Legislative Assembly referred the Evidence and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019  to the Social Policy Scrutiny Committee for inquiry and report in accordance with clause (4)(c) of the Committee’s Terms of Reference by 26 November 2019.

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 SPSC@nt.gov.au by close of business Tuesday 8 October 2019

Status

Report Tabled

Key Documents

Evidence and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (Serial 102)
Explanatory Statement 
Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights
Bail Act 1982 (NT)
Domestic and Family Violence Act 2017 (NT)
Evidence Act 1939 (NT)
Police Administration Act 1978 (NT)
Sentencing Act 1995 (NT)
Sexual Offences (Evidence and Procedure) Act 1983 (NT)

Submissions

Submission 1 - Knowmore
Submission 2 - Law Society NT
Submission 3 - Crime Victims Advisory Committee

Public Briefing

Public Briefing Schedule - 23 September 2019
Transcript - Public Briefing - 23 September 2019 

Tabled Papers

Department of the Attorney-General and Justice - Answer to Question Taken on Notice - 27 September 2019
Department of the Attorney-General and Justice - Responses to Written Questions - 24 October 2019

Report

Inquiry into the Evidence and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 - 31 October 2019
Associated Minutes of Proceedings

Contact

Ms Julia Knight
Committee Secretary
GPO Box 3721
DARWIN NT 0801 
Telephone:  (08) 8901 4149
Email: Contact

Last updated: 31 Oct 2019