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Friday, 24 August 1984
Page: 344


Senator MACKLIN(10.58) —I should like to ask a question of the Attorney-General (Senator Gareth Evans). If the people vote in favour of this proposition, and this is the item that appears on the ballot paper, when will it come into force, and will it then apply to the terms of the first two non- sitting senators who come in in the next Parliament, that is, who come in immediately after the election?