Tony Ellis on Electoral Disqualification Bill

Tony Ellis, Barrister, has made a submission about the Electoral (Disqualification of Convicted Prisoners) Amendment Bill. Currently prisoners sentenced to longer than 3 years cannot vote. This bill extends that to all prisoners.

Tony Ellis's submission opposes the change and quotes supporting material from the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the European Court of Human Rights. 

The full submission is attached.