Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Current HansardDownload Current Hansard   

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment
Tuesday, 9 October 1984
Page: 1461

Motion (by Senator Colston)-by leave-agreed to:

(1) That if the Senate be not sitting when the Standing Committee on Education and the Arts has completed its report on a national language policy, the Committee may send the report to the President, or, if the President is unable to act, to the Deputy President, and, in that event-

(a) the report shall be deemed to have been presented to the Senate;

(b) the publication of this report is authorised by this resolution;

(c) the President or the Deputy President, as the case may be, may give directions for the printing and circulation of the report; and

(d) The President or Deputy President, as the case may be, shall lay the report upon the table at the next sitting of the Senate.

(2) That the foregoing provisions of this resolution have effect notwithstanding any prorogation of the Parliament or dissolution of the House of Representatives.

(3) That the foregoing provisions of this resolution, insofar as they are inconsistent with the Standing Orders, have effect notwithstanding anything contained in the Standing Orders.