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Thursday, 12 September 1985
Page: 498


Senator JONES —I give notice that, on the next day of sitting, I shall move:

That the Senate notes-

(a) the move by South African President Botha to grant dual citizenship to black South Africans in the 4 so called ``homelands'';

(b) that this move is only a cosmetic gesture designed to placate the increasing world abhorrence of the apartheid system;

(c) that even the Reagan administration in the United States has seen fit to declare that the Botha statement does not go far enough; and

(d) that the grave situation in South Africa can only be resolved when the entire national community, regardless of colour, race or creed, is given the franchise and full and free equal citizenship rights.