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Nuclear Royal Commission makes it hard for remote area people to make submissions

scrutiny-Royal-Commission CHAINNuclear submissions tough for some  MAY 22, 2015 SOUTH Australia’s royal commission into the nuclear fuel cycle is putting barriers in the way of community participation, particularly for Aboriginal people, people from remote areas and those with language difficulties, the Conservation Council says.

IT says the commission requires all submissions to be typed and not hand written and says they must be sworn in front of a justice of the peace.

The council says the requirement to find a JP will make it difficult for many in remote areas and especially for Aboriginal people to present their views.

May 22, 2015 - Posted by | General News

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