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It may Rest with the President

Hold back the pen. Hold back the bill.

 

That's the power of the nation's Head of State when it comes to legislation like the Constitution Amendment Bill.

 

As the Government needs the support of only one Independent Senator for the bill to pass... even if it's passed  by the Upper House... it  may not mean a quick path to the bill becoming law.

People Meter Question

Do you support the ban on West African nationals in light of the Ebola threat?

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