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Wednesday, 2 February 1994
Page: 168

  Motion (by Senator Panizza, on behalf of Senator Reid)—by leave—agreed to:

(1)  That the following matter be referred to the Joint Committee on the Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings for inquiry and report on or before 24 March 1994: reconsideration of

(a)the general principle which prohibits broadcasting of Senate proceedings after 11.30 p.m. but prior to the moving of the adjournment, with a view to recommending the adoption by each House of a change to this principle to permit such broadcasting; and

(b)the standing determination of 25 March 1953 which prohibits broadcasting of the Senate when it sits on a Saturday, with a view to the committee making a new determination to permit such broadcasting.

(2)  That the terms of this resolution be transmitted to the House of Representatives for its concurrence.