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representatives vote 2008-03-19#1

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:18:22

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2008-03-19.4.2 motion] introduced by Labor MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Anthony_Albanese&mpc=Grayndler&house=representatives Anthony Albanese]. The motion was: "''That the member be no longer heard''" and referred to Liberal MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Petro_Georgiou&mpc=Kooyong&house=representatives Petro Georgiou].
  • This sort of motion cuts debate short and is known as a ‘closure of Member’.(See this [http://www.aph.gov.au/About_Parliament/House_of_Representatives/Powers_practice_and_procedure/00_-_Infosheets/Infosheet_14_-_Making_decisions_-_debate_and_division infosheet] for more information on these types of motions.) Passing this motion means that Mr Georgiou can no longer speak.
  • ''Background to the motion''
  • The motion was put after Mr Georgiou put a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2008-03-19.3.3 motion] related to the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2954 Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws Bill 2008]. That bill provides for the appointment of an independent person to review the operation, effectiveness and implications of laws relating to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrorism terrorism].
  • References
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2008-03-19.4.2) introduced by Labor MP [Anthony Albanese](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Anthony_Albanese&mpc=Grayndler&house=representatives). The motion was: "_That the member be no longer heard_" and referred to Liberal MP [Petro Georgiou](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Petro_Georgiou&mpc=Kooyong&house=representatives).
  • This sort of motion cuts debate short and is known as a ‘closure of Member’.(See this [infosheet](http://www.aph.gov.au/About_Parliament/House_of_Representatives/Powers_practice_and_procedure/00_-_Infosheets/Infosheet_14_-_Making_decisions_-_debate_and_division) for more information on these types of motions.) Passing this motion means that Mr Georgiou can no longer speak.
  • _Background to the motion_
  • The motion was put after Mr Georgiou put a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2008-03-19.3.3) related to the [Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws Bill 2008](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2954). That bill provides for the appointment of an independent person to review the operation, effectiveness and implications of laws relating to [terrorism](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrorism).
  • References
representatives vote 2008-03-19#1

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:09

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2008-03-19.4.2 motion] introduced by Labor MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Anthony_Albanese&mpc=Grayndler&house=representatives Anthony Albanese]. The motion was: "''That the member be no longer heard''" and referred to Liberal MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Petro_Georgiou&mpc=Kooyong&house=representatives Petro Georgiou].
  • This sort of motion cuts debate short and is known as a ‘closure of Member’.[1] Passing this motion means that Mr Georgiou can no longer speak.
  • This sort of motion cuts debate short and is known as a ‘closure of Member’.(See this [http://www.aph.gov.au/About_Parliament/House_of_Representatives/Powers_practice_and_procedure/00_-_Infosheets/Infosheet_14_-_Making_decisions_-_debate_and_division infosheet] for more information on these types of motions.) Passing this motion means that Mr Georgiou can no longer speak.
  • ''Background to the motion''
  • The motion was put after Mr Georgiou put a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2008-03-19.3.3 motion] related to the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2954 Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws Bill 2008]. That bill provides for the appointment of an independent person to review the operation, effectiveness and implications of laws relating to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrorism terrorism].
  • References
  • * [1] See this [http://www.aph.gov.au/About_Parliament/House_of_Representatives/Powers_practice_and_procedure/00_-_Infosheets/Infosheet_14_-_Making_decisions_-_debate_and_division infosheet] for more information on these types of motions.
representatives vote 2008-03-19#1

Edited by mackay

on 2014-05-12 15:42:37

Title

  • Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws Bill 2008
  • Motions - Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws Bill 2008 - That the member be no longer heard

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent order of the day No. 6, private Members&#8217; business, relating to the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws Bill 2008, being called on and proceeded with immediately, in light of the following reasons:<dl><dt>(1)</dt><dd>the Australian Parliament has enacted more than 30 laws dealing with terrorism since 2001;</dd><dt>(2)</dt><dd>offences and procedures have been established which depart significantly from traditional criminal law principles and practices, and restrict fundamental civil liberties;</dd><dt>(3)</dt><dd>it is critical that Parliament and the executive are well informed about the effectiveness and impact of the laws;</dd><dt>(4)</dt><dd>however, the machinery of vigilance in Australia is deficient&#8212;reviews to date have been sporadic and fragmented and with limited mandates. Important issues have not been addressed;</dd><dt>(5)</dt><dd>a credible new mechanism of review is essential;</dd><dt>(6)</dt><dd>the Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security has twice recommended the establishment of the position of Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws, to provide a more integrated and ongoing approach to monitoring the laws;</dd><dt>(7)</dt><dd>the committee considered that creation of the position would contribute positively to community confidence as well as provide the Parliament with regular factual reports;</dd><dt>(8)</dt><dd>the committee&#8217;s recommendation was made unanimously on a bipartisan basis;</dd><dt>(9)</dt><dd>the appointment of an Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws has been supported by other authoritative commentators, including the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security and the President of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission; and</dd><dt>(10)</dt><dd>Parliament should have an immediate opportunity to consider this bill to establish a safeguard for the protection of our security and our rights, one which has been strongly endorsed across the political spectrum and within civil society.</dd></dl></p>
  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That the member be no longer heard.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2008-03-19.4.2 motion] introduced by Labor MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Anthony_Albanese&mpc=Grayndler&house=representatives Anthony Albanese]. The motion was: "''That the member be no longer heard''" and referred to Liberal MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Petro_Georgiou&mpc=Kooyong&house=representatives Petro Georgiou].
  • This sort of motion cuts debate short and is known as a ‘closure of Member’.[1] Passing this motion means that Mr Georgiou can no longer speak.
  • ''Background to the motion''
  • The motion was put after Mr Georgiou put a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2008-03-19.3.3 motion] related to the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2954 Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Laws Bill 2008]. That bill provides for the appointment of an independent person to review the operation, effectiveness and implications of laws relating to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrorism terrorism].
  • References
  • * [1] See this [http://www.aph.gov.au/About_Parliament/House_of_Representatives/Powers_practice_and_procedure/00_-_Infosheets/Infosheet_14_-_Making_decisions_-_debate_and_division infosheet] for more information on these types of motions.