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Thursday, 20 May 1993
Page: 913

  Motion (by Senator McMullan) agreed to:

  (1)That the Senate concurs in the resolution transmitted to the Senate by message no. 29 of the House of Representatives relating to the appointment of a Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories subject to the following modification:

  Paragraph (2), omit the paragraph, substitute the following paragraph:

  "(2)That the committee consist of 11 members: the Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees, 2 members of the House of Representatives to be nominated by the Government Whip or Whips, 2 members of the House of Representatives to be nominated by the Opposition Whip or Whips or by any independent Member, the Deputy President and Chairman of Committees, 2 Senators to be nominated by the Leader of the Government in the Senate, 2 Senators to be nominated by the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate and 1 Senator to be nominated by any minority groups or independent Senators."

  (2)That this resolution be communicated to the House of Representatives by message, with a request for the concurrence of that House in the Senate's modification of the resolution transmitted to the Senate by that House.