Submission to Inquiry into the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010 and the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2010

Last published: 1 July 2010Author: ANTaR

In this submission, ANTaR indicates its support for an effective human rights parliamentary scrutiny committee, and makes a number of recommendations to ensure the effectiveness of this committee. In particular, the submission argues that, for the sake of clarity, the UN Declaration should be included as a relevant international instrument or scheduled as an interpretive tool to provide a comprehensive statement of Australia’s human rights obligations to Indigenous peoples for consideration by the Joint Committee. 

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