Review of the Members of Parliament (Register of Interests) Act 1978

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On 4 December 2008 the Legislative Assembly gave the Law Reform Committee terms of reference to conduct a review of the Members of Parliament (Register of Interests) Act 1978. The Act sets out a code of conduct for members of the Victorian Parliament. It also requires them to disclose certain financial and other interests that have the potential to conflict with their public duties, such as land and shareholdings, in a register.

The Committee tabled its Final Report for this inquiry in Parliament on 9 December 2009.

The Committee Chair, Mr Johan Scheffer MLC, issued a media release on 9 December 2009.

The Government Response to this report was tabled in Parliament on 14 April 2010.

Submissions which have been accepted by the Committee can be found on theĀ Submissions tab. Transcripts of evidence from the public hearings can be found on the Transcripts tab.

If you have any questions relating to the review, please contact the Committee on (03) 8682 2851 or vplrc@parliament.vic.gov.au.

Last Updated on Monday, 31 May 2010