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Tuesday, 26 June 2001
Page: 25087

Motion (by Senator O'Brien, at the request of Senator Bolkus) agreed to:

That the following matters be referred to the Legal and Constitutional References Committee for inquiry and report by the last sitting day in December 2001:

(a) the processes involved in, and the consequences of, the outsourcing of the Australian Customs Service's (ACS) information technology;

(b) the benefits and problems associated with the current and proposed ACS communications systems;

(c) the needs and capabilities of importers, exporters and service providers in respect of ACS information technology and communications systems;

(d) the way in which the ACS has conducted consultation with importers, exporters, and service providers in relation to information technology and communic-ations systems; and

(e) issues associated with the involvement of the ACS in e-commerce.