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Thursday, 6 September 1984
Page: 529

[COGNATE DEBATE:

SELECT COMMITTEE ON ALLEGATIONS CONCERNING A JUDGE

COMMISSION OF INQUIRY INTO THE CONDUCT OF A JUDGE]

Debate resumed from 5 September, on motion by Senator Gareth Evans:

That the Senate-

(a) refer-

(i) all evidence given before the Senate Select Committee on the Conduct of a Judge, and

(ii) all documentary or other material furnished to the Committee, relevant to the Briese allegation, to the Director of Public Prosecutions for consideration by him whether a prosecution should be brought against the Judge; and

(b) request the Director of Public Prosecutions, should he conclude that a prosecution not be brought, to furnish a report to it on the reasons for reaching that conclusion.