Former One Nation senator Rod Culleton has secured a one week extension of a stay application on his bankruptcy ruling, which has forced him to lose his seat in Federal Parliament.
The extension of the stay which was set to expire at midnight on Friday comes after Senate President Stephen Parry declared Mr Culleton’s seat vacant, claiming the Federal Court had confirmed he was bankrupt.
But Mr Culleton claims the stay means he is not officially bankrupt and can continue to act as a senator.
Mr Culleton has criticised Mr Parry for “jumping the gun” and has threatened legal action against some media outlets who have reported his statement.
He said he had laun…
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