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NOTICES

Notices of Motion were given, as follows- The Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Chipp): To move on the next day of sitting-That leave be given to introduce a Bill for an Act to prohibit the passage of nuclear-powered ships, and of vessels carrying nuclear weapons, through Australian waters or in the airspace over them.

The Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Chaney): To move on the next day of sitting-That, in view of the significance of the subject-matter of the Bill of which Senator Chipp gave notice on 10 September 1984, the Senate is firmly of the opinion that the Bill should be dealt with during the sittings of the Senate in the week ending 14 September 1984.

Senator Macklin: To move on the next day of sitting-That leave be given to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Representation Act 1983 to make provision for determining the order in which senators shall be taken to be elected.

Senator Boswell: To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate- (a) request the Hawke Government to make a firm Government statement committing Australia to ANZUS and other treaties involving Australian allies;

(b) deplores the New Zealand Labour Party's decision for that country reneging on all allied treaties involving nuclear power; and

(c) calls for an assurance from the Hawke Government that this will not happen in the case of Australia's obligations and commitments to treaties to which it is a partner.

Senator Walters: To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate condemns the Minister for Health and the Government for blatantly breaching the Medicare law pertaining to ''doctor of choice'' in a public hospital.