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Compromise or confrontation

Last week, Susan Delacourt suggested some sort of compromise might get us past Parliament’s demand for Afghan detainee documentation and the government’s subsequent refusal to comply. Alas, it’s unclear if the privy council offers a satisfactory option.

Conversely, the CBC’s Neil Morrison looks to New South Wales, where a similar standoff resulted in the cabinet minister in question being tossed out of Parliament and a ruling from the court.

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