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Wednesday, 22 August 1984
Page: 105

Motion (by Senator Childs) agreed to:

That the further publication in the National Times of 27 July-2 August, 3-9 August and 10-16 August 1984 of purported proceedings of the Senate Select Committee on the Conduct of a Judge be referred to the Committee of Privileges in connection with the matter, referred to the Committee by the Senate on 14 June 1984, relating to the publication in the National Times of 8-14 June 1984 of a purported report of evidence taken by, and documents submitted to, the Select Committee on the Conduct of a Judge.

Motion (by Senator Chipp) agreed to:

That-

(a) the publication on 17 August 1984 in the Age and the Australian of purported information about the actions and intentions of members of the Senate Select Committee on the Conduct of a Judge; and

(b) the provision of such purported information by 'sources' prior to publication of the report of the Select Committee,

be referred to the Committee of Privileges.