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Inquiry into certain qualifications for membership of Parliament (Section 13B of the NSW Constitution "Office of Profit under the Crown"

Section 13B of the NSW Constitution Act 1902 disqualifies for membership of Parliament a person who holds any "office of profit under the Crown" or "pension from the Crown". The need to review these disqualification provisions has previously been raised with the Parliament, and the Committee on the ICAC reported in December 1998 on its "Inquiry into section 13A, Constitution Act 1902".
Resolution passed 29 March 2001, Second Session, Minutes No. 94, p 912. That the Legislative Assembly Standing Ethics Committee is to inquire into and report on the Office of Profit under the Crown. NB: This inquiry is a joint inquiry with the Legislative Council Standing Committee on Parliamentary Privilege and Ethics

That the Legislative Assembly Standing Ethics Committee is to inquire into and report on the Office of Profit under the Crown. NB: This inquiry is a joint inquiry with the Legislative Council Standing Committee on Parliamentary Privilege and Ethics


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