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senate vote 2006-06-20#2

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on 2016-06-30 11:00:00

Title

  • Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Electoral Integrity and Other Measures) Bill 2006 In Committee
  • Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Electoral Integrity and Other Measures) Bill 2006 - In Committee - Foreign donations & loans

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That the amendment (<b>Senator Murray&#8217;s</b>) be agreed to.</p>
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?gid=2006-06-20.16.1) introduced by Australian Democrats Senator [Andrew Murray](https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/people/senate/wa/andrew_murray).
  • ### Motion text
  • > *(7) Schedule 1, page 22 (after line 11), after item 79, insert:*
  • > *79A After section 306B*
  • > *Insert:*
  • > *306C Foreign donations and loans prohibited*
  • >> *It is unlawful for a political party or a State branch of a political party or a person acting on behalf of a political party or a State branch of a political party to receive a foreign gift, donation, loan or disposition of property originating by whatever means from a foreign source.*
  • > *306D Forfeiture of foreign donations and loans*
  • >> *If a foreign gift, donation, loan or disposition of property is made to a political party or a State branch of a political party or a person acting on behalf of a political party or a State branch of a political party, the foreign gift, donation, loan or disposition of property is presumed to be in breach of section 306C and is forfeited to the Commonwealth.*
  • >> *Note: For strict liability , see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.*
  • > *306E Donations and loans by non-citizens resident in Australia lawful*
  • >> *A gift, donation, loan or disposition of property in Australia to a political party by a person who is a non-citizen resident in Australia is not a foreign donation or loan for the purposes of section 306C or 306D.*
  • > *306F Donations and loans by Australians living abroad lawful*
  • >> *A gift, donation, loan or disposition of property by a person registered on a Commonwealth Electoral Roll living overseas is not a foreign donation or loan for the purposes of section 306C or 306D.*