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Thursday, 20 October 1983
Page: 2019

Discussion of Matter of Public Importance

Mr SPEAKER —I have received a letter from the Leader of the Opposition (Mr Peacock) proposing that a definite matter of public importance be submitted to the House for discussion, namely:

The increasing community alarm and concern at evidence of major and growing criminal activity and corruption and the Government's procrastination in addressing these issues.

I call upon those members who approve of the proposed discussion to rise in their places.

More than the number of members required by the Standing Orders having risen in their places-