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Steps in making a law
 

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    • Steps in Making a LawSteps in Making a Law
    • When a government is elected…When a government is elected… they have ideas or policies aboutthey have ideas or policies about important issues such as …important issues such as …
    • education…education…
    • health …health …
    • defence…defence…
    • and immigration.and immigration.
    • One of the main roles of aOne of the main roles of a government is to make lawsgovernment is to make laws
    • A law starts off withA law starts off with an idea from someone.an idea from someone. I think children should have longer school hours! I think children should have longer school hours!
    • A Bill (a proposed law) is draftedA Bill (a proposed law) is drafted and introduced to parliament.and introduced to parliament.
    • The BillThe Bill’’s first reading is in thes first reading is in the House of Representatives.House of Representatives. I strongly believe that children should have longer school hours! I strongly believe that children should have longer school hours!
    • During the second reading the BillDuring the second reading the Bill is debated.is debated. Yeh. The opposition really caned us. Yeh. The opposition really caned us. I won’t be so nervous next time… I won’t be so nervous next time… We have to present a better argument. We have to present a better argument.
    • Amendments or changes are madeAmendments or changes are made to the Bill.to the Bill. Let’s make some changes… Let’s make some changes… Yeh. This is so old school! Yeh. This is so old school!
    • The Bill is voted on. (Who do youThe Bill is voted on. (Who do you think usually wins?)think usually wins?)
    • The Bill is then sent to the SenateThe Bill is then sent to the Senate for its first reading.for its first reading.
    • During the second reading the BillDuring the second reading the Bill is debated.is debated. They don’t know what they’re talking about… They don’t know what they’re talking about… I know. It’s embarrassing just watching them. I know. It’s embarrassing just watching them.
    • A Senate committee may considerA Senate committee may consider the Bill and seek public opinion.the Bill and seek public opinion. I think we should ask the people. I think we should ask the people. How exciting! How exciting! At last someone’s got some sense. At last someone’s got some sense.
    • The Bill is voted on. (Who wins?)The Bill is voted on. (Who wins?)
    • The Bill is sent to theThe Bill is sent to the Governor-GeneralGovernor-General for Royal assent.for Royal assent.I represent the Queen. I represent the Queen. That’s me!That’s me!
    • The Bill is now a Law thatThe Bill is now a Law that may be enforced by …may be enforced by …
    • the courtsthe courts That’s my job! That’s my job! And this is where I work! And this is where I work!
    • and police…and police… Yeh!Yeh! This is what happens when you don’t stay at school for 12 hours each day! This is what happens when you don’t stay at school for 12 hours each day! Well I going to speak to my local member about this! Well I going to speak to my local member about this!