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NOTICES

Notices of Motion were given, as follows- Senator Robertson: To move on the next day of sitting- (1) That the following matter be referred to the Standing Committee on National Resources: The need for and the implications of the introduction of a system of Plant Variety Rights in Australia.

(2) That the Committee be empowered to consider the Minutes of Evidence and the records of the previous Standing Committee on National Resources relating to its inquiry into the Plant Variety Rights Bill 1982.

Senator Macklin: To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate, recognising that the safety and security of Australia is paramount in the concerns of its people, and further recognising that our national security is reduced, not increased, by the growing danger of nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union, which would result in the deaths of millions of people in Australia and throughout the world, urges that the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia propose to the Governments of the United States and the Soviet Union that both countries agree to immediately halt the testing, production and further deployment of all nuclear weapons, missiles and delivery systems in a way that can be checked and verified by both sides.