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Matter of Privilege


Notice of Motion

Notice given 17 June 2014

      *1  Chair of the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (Senator Bernardi) and Senator Faulkner: To move—That the following matters be referred to the Committee of Privileges for inquiry and report:

             In relation to the use of closed circuit television footage by officers of the Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) for internal investigations involving DPS staff:

   (a)   whether there was any improper interference, or attempted improper  interference, with the free performance by Senator Faulkner or any other senator of their duties as a senator;

   (b)   whether disciplinary action was taken against any person in connection with the provision of information to Senator Faulkner or any other senator; and

   (c)   if so, whether any contempts were committed in respect of those matters.