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STANDING ORDERS--STANDING COMMITTEE--2ND REPORT OF 60TH SESSION

The Senate, according to Order, resolved itself into Committee for the consideration of the Second Report of the Standing Orders Committee for the Sixtieth Session.

In the Committee

Ordered--That the Items of the Report be considered separately.

Item 1 (New Standing Order 64)--

The Minister for Aboriginal Affairs (Senator Baume) moved--That existing Standing Order 64 be left out and that the new Standing Order 64, as contained in the Sessional Order made by the Senate on 26 November 1980, be inserted in its place.

Question--put and passed.

Item 2 (Transfer of Notice of Motion for Disallowance)

Senator Baume moved--That the proposed new Standing Order 109A contained in the Sessional Order made by the Senate on 26 November 1980 be adopted.

Question--put and passed.

Item 3 (Seconding of motions and amendments)--

Senator Baume moved--That the amendments to the Standing Orders as set out in Appendix C of the Report be agreed to.

Question--put and passed.

Item 4 (Meetings of Committees during sittings of the Senate)--

Senator Baume moved--That Item 4 be noted.

Question--put and passed.

Resolutions to be reported.

The President resumed the Chair; and the Chairman of Committees (Senator McClelland) reported that the Committee had considered the Second Report of the Standing Orders Committee for the Sixtieth Session and had resolved that--

(1) the existing Standing Order 64 be left out and that the Standing Order 64 as contained in the Sessional Order made by the Senate on 26 November 1980 be inserted in its place;

(2) the new proposed Standing Order 109A contained in the Sessional Order made by the Senate on 26 November 1980 be adopted;

(3) the amendments to the Standing Orders as set out in Appendix C of the Report be agreed to; and

(4) Item 4 of the Report be noted.

On the motion of Senator Baume the Report from the Committee of the Whole was adopted.