High Court of Australia

Re Culleton [2018] HCA 33

10 Aug 2018

Case Number: C15/2016

Before

Kiefel CJ

Catchwords

Parliamentary elections (Cth) – Senate – Court of Disputed Returns – Application to reopen perfected orders of Court declaring applicant was incapable of being chosen as a Senator – Where applicant alleges Senate was inquorate when Senate resolved to refer applicant to Court of Disputed Returns – Where arguments were available on original reference – Whether preconditions for reopening have been met.

Words and phrases – "reopen".

Parliamentary Privileges Act 1987 (Cth) – s 16(3).
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