Parole Supervision Order Extension To Be Debated

by Desk Editor on Thursday, July 3, 2014 — 10:49 AM

A bill enabling parole extended supervision orders to be renewed is to be debate for the first time in Parliament this afternoon.

Following Question Time, MPs will debate the first reading of the Parole (Extended Supervision Orders) Amendment Bill. This bill amends the Parole Act to enable extended supervision orders to be renewed as often as they are needed. It also expands the scope of these orders beyond high-risk child sex offenders to include high-risk sex offenders and very high-risk violent offenders

This will be followed by the second reading of the Land Transport Amendment Bill which will lower the adults legal alcohol limits from 400 micrograms of alcohol per litre of breath to 250mcg, and from 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 Millilitres of blood to 50mg.

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