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Private Bill to remove Federal veto power over Territory Laws passed

Senator Bob Brown, leader of the Australian Greens, saw his Private Members Bill to remove federal ministerial veto power over Territory laws pass the Australian House of Representatives. This veto-power was the reason Northern Territory’s  Rights of the Terminally Ill Act 1995 was withdrawn after half a year, resulting in the current legal situation in Australia. This historic Bob Brown Bill means a lot for future developments in this field in the teriitories of Australia.