Legal Process
Updated: 3/11/2020
Legal Process

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  • Need for new law is identified
  • Draft Bill Bill is drafted by clerks and timetabled for reading in lower house
  • First reading then second reading occurs bill is elaborated during the second reading
  • Committee StageDebated in detail and amendments are made if necessary
  • During the third reading a vote is taken on whether or not the bill should be approved
  • After it has passes through the lower house it then reaches the upper house and goes through the same things again
  • The final stage after this is to receive Royal Assent from the Governor-General or Governor.