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DEATH OF THE HONOURABLE DAME ENID MURIEL LYONS

The Leader of the Government in the Senate (Senator Carrick) referred to the death, on 2 September 1981, of Dame Enid Muriel Lyons, A.D., G.B.E., a former Member of the House of Representatives and former Vice-President of the Executive Council, and, by leave, moved--That the Senate expresses its deep regret at the death, on 2 September 1981, of the Honourable Dame Enid Muriel Lyons, A.D., G.B.E., a Member of the House of Representatives for the Division of Darwin from 1943 to 1951, Vice-President of the Executive Council from 1949 to 1951, and widow of the former Prime Minister the Right Honourable J. A. Lyons, places on record its appreciation of her long and meritorious public service and tenders its profound sympathy to her family in their bereavement.

And the motion having been seconded by the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Button), and supported by the Acting Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Mason), the Leader of the National Country Party of Australia (Senator Scott), and Senators Harradine, Tate, Archer, Walters and Watson--

And all Senators present having stood, in silence--

Question--passed.