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Notice given 3 May 2007

*3186  Senator Allison: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Defence—In relation to the international and domestic travel arrangements of the Minister and his staff: Does the Minister or his personal or ministerial staff ever travel domestically or internationally by business class; if so: (a) under what circumstances; and (b) does the department have specific guidelines in place in respect of these circumstances.

*3187  Senator Allison: To ask the Minister representing the Attorney-General—With reference to a statement by the Secretary of the department, during the additional estimates hearings of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on 13 February 2007, in relation to a question on the repatriation of Mr David Hicks to Australia, that ‘there was an arrangement reached in relation to the former military commission arrangements. Now that they have changed, that agreement needs to be slightly redrafted’ (Committee Hansard , 13 February 2007, p. 108):

(1) What adjustments need to be made to the agreement.

(2) When will these adjustments be finalised.

(3) Why has the agreement not been made public.