S 73A repealed by No 137 of 2000, s 3 and
Sch 2 item 154, effective 24 May 2001. For transitional provisions see note
under Pt V heading. S 73A formerly read:
Corruption and bribery of members of the Parliament
member of either House of Parliament who asks for or receives or obtains,
or offers or agrees to ask for or receive or obtain, any property or benefit
of any kind for himself or any other person, on an understanding that the
exercise by him of his duty or authority as such a member will, in any manner,
be influenced or affected, is guilty of an offence.
person who, in order to influence or affect a member of either House of the
Parliament in the exercise of his duty or authority as such a member or to
induce him to absent himself from the House of which he is a member, any committee
of that House or from any committee of both Houses of the Parliament, gives
or confers, or promises or offers to give or confer, any property or benefit
of any kind to or on the member or any other person is guilty of an offence.