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Panel favours back-to-back senator terms

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A parliament committee scrutinising a bill to change sections of the constitution relating to the Senate yesterday agreed that senators should be allowed to serve back-to-back terms. 

The majority of the panel yesterday approved a proposed amendment to Section 117 of the constitution, which prohibits senators who serve a full six years from serving back-to-back terms.

The panel previously endorsed a proposed amendment to Section 111 which seeks to do away with appointed senators.

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