Thursday, 3 December 2020
Australia's Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) Bill 2020, Australia's Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020; In Committee
Thank you, Minister; but do you have any legal advice? My understanding is that in the sort of legislation that you were talking about—and, indeed, in this legislation—you can have procedural fairness that does not require the disclosure of sensitive information. There was a discussion about this by the Australian Law Reform Commission that basically outlined that procedural fairness is still required, even where sensitive information is not disclosed.