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NOTICES

Notices of Motion withdrawn: The Chairman of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances (Senator Cooney), in accordance with notices of intention given on 12 June 1986, withdrew Business of the Senate, Notice of Motion No. 1 standing in his name for this day, for the disallowance of Defence Determination No. 14 of 1986 and Business of the Senate, Notice of Motion No. 2 standing in his name for this day and Notice of Motion No. 3 standing in his name for 4 sitting days hence, for the disallowance the Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery Management Plan (Amendment).

Notices of Motion:

Senator Sir John Carrick: To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate, re-affirming that-

(a) the ANZUS Treaty is of great importance to the security of Australia; and

(b) the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty is vital to the control of movement of fissile material for peacetime purposes and for the prevention of the spread of nuclear weapons,

rejects the outright opposition by the Australian Democrats to these 2 treaties, an opposition the effect of which would be to weaken the peace and security of Australia and the world.

Senator Vigor: To move on the next day of sitting-That leave be given to introduce a Bill for an Act to make proper provision for the self-government of the Australian Capital Territory by the establishment of a freely and democratically elected assembly with legislative powers.

Senator Messner: To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate, noting that in view of the many anomalies, inconsistencies and mistakes in the drafting of the Income Tax Assessment (Capital Gains) Act and the Fringe Benefits Assessment Act, which were evident during the debate in the Senate and which are becoming increasingly evident to legal practitioners, taxpayers and their representatives, calls upon the Federal Government to make plain its intention to deal with these problems and, in particular, make clear its intention with regard to the apparently unintended effect of section 160ZM of the Income Tax Assessment (Capital Gains) Act which prevents unit trusts passing on to unit holders the benefit of a taxation deduction for depreciation and building allowance deductions which are available to other entities holding real property in similar situations.

Senator Macklin: To move on the next day of sitting-That the Senate, noting the decision of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal-

(a) that the Queensland National Parks and Wildlife Service (QNPWS) had issued several hundred thousand killing tags in excess of its 1985 kangaroo quota;

(b) that no attempt was made to monitor the kill;

(c) that the QNPWS had failed to distinguish between the various species of kangaroo when it approved the 1985 and previous quotas-and there was a ""real possibility'' that at least one species might now be in danger of becoming extinct;

(d) that the administrators of the wildlife protection legislation of the Federal Parliament had totally misunderstood the effect of the legislation; and

(e) that the Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service and the QNPWS seemed only to be concerned with getting formal approval for a plan to enable culling of kangaroos and export of kangaroo products to continue,

urges the Minister for Arts, Heritage and Environment (Mr Cohen) to enforce the laws passed by this Parliament to ensure the protection measures for Australian wildlife imposed by legislation are implemented in accordance with its provisions and in a manner likely to achieve its objectives.