Principles, Personalities, Politics: Parliamentary Privilege Cases in NSW

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Background Paper No. 01/2004 by Gareth Griffith

This paper presents a survey of the main parliamentary privilege cases in NSW. In addition to dealing with the legal principles for which these cases stand, the paper also looks at the personalities and issues involved.