2023 09 25 - LCA MR - Voice to Parliament is legally safe
25 September 2023
“The Law Council strongly encourages all Australians to read and consider the wording of the proposal closely; seek out information from a trusted source, such as the factsheets prepared by the Law Council; and even watch the webinar which is now publicly available on our website. [...] “A question that came up during the webinar, and has throughout debate in the lead up to the referendum, is how much power will the Voice have? As the wording of the proposed constitutional amendment makes very clear, the Voice will only be able to make representations to Parliament and the Executive, just as bodies such as the Law Council do on a regular basis. [...] The Law Council of Australia is the national voice of the legal profession, promoting justice and the rule of law. [...] “As a national peak body, part of the Law Council’s work is to analyse and provide advice on matters before Parliament and the Australian Government, particularly as these relate to proposed law reforms and the administration of justice. [...] email@example.com The Law Council of Australia is the national voice of the legal profession, promoting justice and the rule of law.