Inquiry into Political Donations and Disclosure
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On 16 April 2008, the Electoral Matters Committee received terms of reference from the Legislative Council to inquire, consider and report no later than 30 April 2009 on -
- whether the Electoral Act 2002 should be amended to create a system of political donations disclosure and/or restrictions on political donations; and
- the outcome resulting from similar legislative reforms introduced in Canada, the United Kingdom and other relevant jurisdictions.
On 7 May 2009, the report was tabled in Parliament.
On 10 November 2009, the Government Response (pdf 74Kb) was tabled.