Northern Territory. Legislative Assembly. Sessional Committee on Constitutional Development
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Period: 1 July 1991 to 30 June 1992; 1 July 1994 to 30 June 1995
Northern Territory. Legislative Assembly. Sessional Committee on Constitutional Development -- Periodicals.; Constitutional law -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals.
Northern Territory Government
1 volume ; 25 cm.
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Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory
2. ACTIVITIES 1991/92 General RevieJv During the first half of the year the Committee concentrated on the consolidation of evidence it has received to date and the preparation of further discussion and information papers, whilst toward the latter half of the year work began on organising the conference. The only travel conducted by the Committee during the year was the meeting with the Constitutjonal Centenary Foundation in Melbourne. Individual members of the Committee continued to undertake speaking engagements with interested organisations throughout the Northern Territory. Public Hearings and Meetings During 1991/92 the Committee held meetings and hea rings in the following formats: Public Meetings and Hearings: Nil Deliberative Meetings: Seven (7) held in Darwin. Briefings: Nil Appendix 4 sun1mariscs the Committee's Deliberative Meetings for 199 J /92. Statenients and Motions The following is a summary of Committee business conducted in the Legislative Assen1bly during the year. Tabling of Discussion Paper No. 3 entitled "Citizen's Initiated Referendums" (Parliamentary Record No . ./, 22 August 1991, pp 1978-79) ., Tabling of the Con1mittee's Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 1991 . (Parliamentary Record No. 7, 19 November 1991, pp 3-177-79) Papers / In August 1991 the Committee published Discussion Paper No.3, on "Citizens' Initiated Referendums". The content of the submissions received was quite good, raising a range of options and mcchanisn1s for citizens' initiatives on matters such as constitutiona l change and reform, legislative change or veto and the recall of elected and appointed officials. 8