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Wednesday, 7 November 1973
Page: 1602

Motion (by Senator Cavanagh) agreed to:

That-

(1)   All annual reports of Government departments and authorities, including statutory corporations laid on the Table of the Senate, shall stand referred, without any question being put, for consideration and, if necessary, for report thereon, to the Legislative and General Purpose Standing Committees.

(2)   The President shall transmit a copy of each report so tabled to the Committee which he deems appropriate.

(3)   The Legislative and General Purpose Standing Committees may, at their discretion, pursue or not pursue inquiries into reports so received; but any action necessary, arising from a report of a Committee, shall be taken in the Senate on morion after notice.







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