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Monday, 30 August 1993
Page: 543

  Motion (by Senator Cooney) agreed to:

  That the following matter be referred to the Committee of Privileges:

Whether the advertisement placed in various newspapers by the Watchdog Association Incorporated, which refers to the inquiry by the Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs into the Australian Securities Commission, constituted an improper interference with the Senate's and the Committee's exercise of their inquiry functions, or a false or misleading report of the proceedings of the Senate or the Committee, and whether any contempt was committed by the placing of the advertisement.