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PRIVILEGES—STANDING COMMITTEE—REFERENCE

Senator Parry, at the request of the Chair of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee (Senator Trood) and pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved business of the Senate notice of motion no. 4—That, having regard to the report of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee on parliamentary privilege and a possible interference in the work of the committee, the following matter be referred to the Committee of Privileges for inquiry and report by 2 September 2010:

The adequacy of advice contained in the Government Guidelines for Official Witnesses before Parliamentary Committees and Related Matters for officials considering participating in a parliamentary committee, whether in a personal capacity or otherwise.

Question put and passed.