Homosexual Bill in WA

GREENS MLC, Lynn MacLaren has introduced her Bill (Marriage Equality Bill 2012) into the parliament. To read her comments from Hansard click here.  Nick Goiran made a point of order on the legality of the Bill arguing that it could contravene section 109 of the Australian Constitution which gives the Federal Govt the power to legislate on marriage.  

For Nick Goiran’s comments from Hansard click here. The Upper House President, Barry House, rejected the point of order, saying it was up to the courts to decide on the legality of bills. 

POSTED 6 Dec 2012