Bail Bill 2013 [Legislation Debate]

This speech was delivered on 22 May 2013 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. BAIL BILL 2013 In Committee Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [3.36 p.m.]: I move The Greens amendment No. 3 on sheet 2013-046C: No. 3 Page 18. Insert after line 29: 33 Onus...

Bail Bill [Legislation]

This speech was delivered on 22 May 2013 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full contribution online here. BAIL BILL 2013 Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [12.09 p.m.]: On behalf of The Greens I speak to the Bail Bill 2013. I note at the outset that I think it is the view of...

Bail Amendment (Enforcement Conditions) Bill 2012

This speech was delivered on 13th November 2012 in the NSW Upper House. The full debate can be seen online. Below is the Second reading full debate. It can be accessed here and the Third Reading accessed here . Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [3.48 p.m.]: The Greens will not...
Attorney General stumbles on bail

Attorney General stumbles on bail

The Attorney General’s long awaiting reform of the bail laws has failed to deliver, with no commitment to reduce the number of people held on remand and a failure to accept key recommendations of the Law Reform Commission to have a universal presumption in...
O’Farrell falls at first hurdle on bail law reform

O’Farrell falls at first hurdle on bail law reform

Despite promising to reduce the number of people on remand, the government has today introduced legislation that will send more people to jail for technical breaches of bail conduct conditions such as urine testing, breath testing and residency checks. NSW Greens MP...