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Resolutions Expressing Opinions of the Senate

Senate—Committees—Claims of commercial confidentiality

*1   That the Senate and Senate committees shall not entertain any claim to withhold information from the Senate or a committee on the grounds that it is commercial-in-confidence, unless the claim is made by a minister and is accompanied by a statement setting out the basis for the claim, including a statement of any commercial harm that may result from the disclosure of the information.

( Agreed to 30 October 2003 .)

See also Resolutions expressing opinions of the Senate, Standing and other orders of the Senate, p. 126.