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Question Without Notice No. 392 asked in the Legislative Council on 11 April 2019 by Hon Colin Tincknell

Minister responding: Hon M.H. Roberts
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on

ANIMAL ACTIVISM — TRESPASS

392. Hon COLIN TINCKNELL to the minister representing the Minister for Police:

(1) Can the minister please elaborate on her answer in the affirmative to question without notice 357 from yesterday and please list all the laws on which she has sought advice in an effort to better protect farmers and from whom this advice has been sought?

(2) Has the minister received the said advice; and, if so, can she please table that advice now; and, if not, when is this advice expected and will she table it once it has been received?

Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question. The following answer has been provided to me by the Minister for Police.

(1)–(2) The minister has had discussions with the Commissioner of Police and the Attorney General primarily on the Criminal Code. The minister is working with the Attorney General on the preparation of a cabinet submission and the Attorney General will bring a bill before the Parliament. The minister is confident that a full briefing will be provided on the bill.