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Notice given 18 June 2002

*3  Senator Crossin: To move—That the following matter be referred to the Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Committee for inquiry and report by 5 December 2002:

The regulatory, monitoring, and reporting regimes that govern environmental performance at the Ranger and Jabiluka uranium operations in the Northern Territory and the Beverley and Honeymoon in situ leach operations in South Australia, with particular reference to:

(a) the adequacy, effectiveness and performance of existing monitoring and reporting regimes and regulations;

(b) the adequacy and effectiveness of those Commonwealth agencies responsible for the oversight and implementation of these regimes; and

(c) a review of Commonwealth responsibilities and mechanisms to realise improved environmental performance and transparency of reporting.

Order of the Day

*1  Christmas Island Space Centre (APSC Proposal)—Motion for disallowance

Adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Brown—

(1) That the Christmas Island Space Centre (APSC Proposal) Regulations 2001, as contained in the Territory of Christmas Island Regulations 2001 No. 1, and made under the Christmas Island Space Centre (APSC Proposal) Ordinance 2001, be disallowed.

(2) That the Christmas Island Space Centre (APSC Proposal) Ordinance 2001, as contained in the Territory of Christmas Island Ordinance No. 4 of 2001, and made under the Christmas Island Act 1958 , be disallowed ( Minister for Forestry and Conservation (Senator Ian Macdonald), in continuation, 19 June 2002 )

Ten sitting days remain for resolving.**

**  Indicates sitting days remaining, including today, within which the motion must be disposed of or the Regulations or Ordinance will be deemed to have been disallowed .