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NOTICES:
Notices of Motion

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Senator Colston: To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate-

(a) congratulates the New Zealand cricket team on winning the 3 Test series against Australia;

(b) extends its congratulations to Australia's Captain, Mr Alan Border, and those Australians who played in the 3 tests for their dedication to the game of cricket and for their sportsmanship; and

(c) wishes Mr Border and the Australian team well in forthcoming matches throughout the Summer.

Senator MacGibbon: To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate-

(a) congratulates the Liberal Party and National Party for their consistent support over many years for genuine superannuation schemes and other proposals to make life easier and more rewarding for all Australians who wish to provide for their own retirement;

(b) condemns the Australian Labor Government and in particular, the Treasurer (Mr Keating) for misleading the Australian public by promoting and supporting union-controlled phoney superannuation schemes which are nothing more than pay rises designed to escape the restrictions of the mythical Accord;

(c) notes that unlike genuine superannuation schemes all these phoney superannuation schemes will be funded entirely by the employer, with no contribution from employees;

(d) notes that the funds for these schemes which will accrue to thousands of millions of dollars will be administered by trustees nominated by the union movement, despite the fact that unionists will not have contributed to the fund;

(e) notes that the union movement will inevitably use these vast resources for the political advantage of its political surrogate, the Australian Labor Party, and will take a percentage also for its own purposes; and

(f) notes that these union-based superannunation schemes will have the effect of making unionism compulsory in the Australian workforce because only union members will be able to join this scheme.

The Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Chaney): To move on the next day of sitting-That the following matter be referred to the Standing Committee on Industry and Trade: The proposed establishment of inwards duty-free shops, and its impact on customs administration and barrier control.

The Manager of Government Business (Senator Grimes): To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate authorises the broadcasting and re-broadcasting by Australian radio and television stations of sound recordings of excerpts of its proceedings during 1986, subject to the conditions determined for the purpose by the Joint Committee on the Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings.

Senator Macklin: To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate-

(a) noting that this week is the 40th Anniversary of the opening of the prosecution case at the Nuremberg Trials at the end of World War II;

(b) rejects the defence claims that a subordinate should obey all orders of a superior;

(c) endorses the statement by the Chief Prosecutor, Judge Jackson, made in his opening address that-""The common sense of mankind demands that the law shall not stop with the punishment of petty crimes by little people. It must also reach people who possess themselves of great power and make deliberate and concerted use of it to set in motion evils which leave no home in the world untouched.''; and

(d) recognises that this statement applies as much today in a world of nuclear peril as it did 40 years ago.

The Chairman of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances (Senator Cooney):

No. 1-To move 4 sitting days after today-That the First Home Owners Regulations (Amendment), as contained in Statutory Rules 1985 No. 267 and made under the First Home Owners Act 1983, be disallowed.

No. 2-To move 4 sitting days after today-That the Defence Determinations, as contained in Determinations Nos 64 and 65 of 1985 and made under section 58B of the Defence Act 1903, be disallowed.

No. 3-To move 4 sitting days after today-That the Blood Donation (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) (Amendment) Ordinance 1985, as contained in Australian Capital Territory Ordinance No. 55 of 1985 and made under the Seat of Government (Administration) Act 1910, be disallowed.

No. 4-To move 4 sitting days after today-That the Extradition (Commonwealth Countries) Regulations (Amendment), as contained in Statutory Rules 1985 No. 264 and made under the Extradition (Foreign States) Act 1966, be disallowed.

Senator Vallentine: To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate-

(a) notes the fact that it is impossible to separate the civil and military uses of uranium and the likelihood that Australian uranium is being used in nuclear warheads and bombs;

(b) notes the comments of the Conservative member of the European Parliament, Sir Henry Plumb, when recently in Australia, that under Euratom, Australian uranium can be passed from one European country to another and that this makes a farce of our banning sales of uranium to France;

(c) expresses its concern at the predicted announcement of the go ahead for the Roxby Downs uranium mine in South Australia;

(d) expresses its concern at the adverse environmental impact of the Roxby Downs mine, especially its enormous consumption of water, in the light of serious water contamination problems at the Ranger mine in the Northern Territory;

(e) calls on the Australian Labor Party to include in its policy platform and legislation a commitment to prohibit the storing of nuclear waste on Australian territory; and

(f) laments that the electors of South Australia are being given a so-called ""choice'' where the 2 major parties are supporting the Roxby Downs uranium project.

The Chairman of the Standing Committee on Industry and Trade (Senator Childs): To move on the next day of sitting-

(1) That, if the Senate be not sitting when the Standing Committee on Industry and Trade has completed its 3rd Report on the Development of Closer Economic Relations between Australia and New Zealand, the Committee may send the Report to the President, or, if the President is unable to act, to the Deputy-President, and, in that event-

(a) the Report shall be deemed to have been presented to the Senate;

(b) the publication of the Report 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 Report; and

(d) the President or the Deputy-President, as the case may be, shall lay the Report 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.

Notice of Motion amended, by leave: Senator Cooney, by leave, amended Business of the Senate, Notice of Motion No. 1 standing in his name for this day for the disallowance of the Crimes (Amendment) Ordinance (No. 3) 1985, to read as follows:

That the words ""If the charge is not a prescribed charge'' appearing in paragraph 477 (6) (c) of the Crimes Act, 1900 of the State of New South Wales in its application to the Australian Capital Territory, as contained in section 4 of the Crimes (Amendment) Ordinance (No. 3) 1985, as contained in Australian Capital Territory Ordinance No. 40 of 1985 and made under the Seat of Government (Administration) Act 1910, be disallowed.

Notice of Motion withdrawn: Senator Cooney, by leave, withdrew Business of the Senate, Notice of Motion No. 2 standing in his name for this day, for the disallowance of the Crimes (Amendment) Ordinance (No. 4) 1985.