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13    Privileges—Standing Committee—References

The Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Di Natale), pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved matter of privilege notice of motion no. 1—That the following matters be referred to the Committee of Privileges for inquiry and report:

    (a)   whether any false or misleading evidence was given to the former Select Committee on the Recent Allegations relating to Conditions and Circumstances at the Regional Processing Centre in Nauru in relation to the apparent surveillance of a senator while on a visit to Nauru in December 2013; and

    (b)   if so, whether any contempt was committed in that regard.

Question put and passed.

Senator Urquhart, at the request of Senator Gallacher and pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved matter of privilege notice of motion no. 2—That the following matters be referred to the Committee of Privileges for inquiry and report:

    (a)   whether any false or misleading evidence was given to the former Select Committee on the Recent Allegations relating to Conditions and Circumstances at the Regional Processing Centre in Nauru in relation to a disturbance at the centre on 19 July 2013; and

    (b)   if so, whether any contempt was committed in that regard.

Question put and passed.