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Tuesday, 12 November 1985
Page: 1953

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

(1) That the following matters be referred to the Committee of Privileges for urgent investigation and report-

(a) The circumstances which led to Senator Georges's bail being conditional upon fingerprinting for identification purposes; and

(b) the failure of Queensland authorities to notify the President of the Senate of the detention of a Senator in accordance with Paragraph 17 of the Fifth Report of the Committee of Privileges entitled `Imprisonment of a Senator', tabled in the Senate on 25 October 1979.

(2) That, notwithstanding anything contained in the Standing Orders, the Committee of Privileges for the purposes of its inquiry and report shall have power to send for persons, papers and records.