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ANIMAL WELFARE-SELECT COMMITTEE-PROGRESS OF INQUIRY-STATEMENT BY CHAIRMAN

The Chairman of the Select Committee on Animal Welfare (Senator Georges), by leave, made a statement relating to the progress of the inquiry of the Select Committee on Animal Welfare.

Notice of Motion: Senator Georges, by leave, gave a Notice of Motion, as follows: To move on the next day of sitting- (1) That, if the Senate be not sitting when the Select Committee on Animal Welfare has completed any progress reports, the Committee may send the Reports to the President, or, if the President is unable to act, to the Deputy-President, and, in that event- (a) the Reports shall be deemed to have been presented to the Senate;

(b) the publication of the Reports 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 Reports; and

(d) the President or the Deputy-President, as the case may be, shall lay the Reports upon the Table at the next sitting of the Senate.

(2) 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.

Senator Georges, by leave, moved-That the Senate take note of the Statement.

Debate ensued.

On the motion of the Minister for Veterans' Affairs (Senator Gietzelt) the debate was adjourned.

Ordered-That the resumption of the debate be an Order of the Day for the next day of sitting.