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NOTICES

Notices of Motion were given, as follows-

Senator Reynolds: To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate express its grave concern about the detention of Senator Georges in the Brisbane Watchhouse overnight on 11 November 1985, thus preventing him from taking his place in this Chamber, and indicates its strong disapproval of the way forced fingerprinting was threatened, solely for the purpose of identification.

Senator Harradine: To move on the next day of sitting-That Remuneration Tribunal Determination No. 11 of 1985, relating to Entitlements of Members of the Parliament and made under the Remuneration Tribunals Act 1973, be disallowed.

Senator Reynolds: To move on the next day of sitting-

(1) That the following matters be referred to the Committee of Privileges for urgent investigation and report:

(a) the circumstances which led to Senator Georges' bail being conditional upon fingerprinting for identification purposes; and

(b) the failure of Queensland authorities to notify the President of the Senate of the detention of a Senator in accordance with paragraph 17 of the Fifth Report of the Committee of Privileges entitled, ""Imprisonment of a Senator'', tabled in the Senate on 25 October 1979.

(2) That, notwithstanding anything contained in the Standing Orders, the Committee of Privileges for the purposes of its inquiry and report shall have power to send for persons, papers and records.