ANIMAL WELFARE AND
TRESPASS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT BILL 2020
504. Hon PETER COLLIER to
the Minister for Regional Development:
I ask this question on behalf of Hon
Jim Chown, who is away on urgent parliamentary business. The question is to the
Leader of the House representing the Attorney General.
that the consultation period has finished for the proposed Animal Welfare and
Trespass Legislation Amendment Bill 2020, when will that bill be
presented before Parliament?
Hon Sue Ellery: I am just
checking: I could see that question come in but it is not in my file.
ALANNAH MacTIERNAN replied:
Sorry, it has been given to me,
possibly because it is a joint bill.
consultation period ended on 30 March 2020. This period was extended as a result
of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Department of Justice received a total of
185 submissions in response to the bill. The drafting of the legislation is
well advanced and the bill will be introduced as soon as practicable.