By way of clarification, a council is not required to …

Comment on Can Jacinta Price sit in Town Council and Federal Parliament? by Chris Turner.

By way of clarification, a council is not required to determine whether a serving Elected Member is qualified to sit in either House of the Federal Parliament.
It is only the High Court of Australia sitting as a Court of Disputed Returns that is able to make that decision, by reference to of section 44(iv) of the Australian Constitution.
Its decision has no bearing of the right of the Elected Member to continue to serve on the council.

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