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Notices of Motion were given, as follows-- The Leader of the Government in the Senate (Senator Carrick): That, on the next day of sitting, he would move--

(1) That, in accordance with the provisions of section 8 of the Parliament House Construction Authority Act 1979, the Senate declares the construction and fitting-out of the building that is to constitute Parliament House, together with--

(a) the construction, on the site of Parliament House, of access roads, parking areas and other facilities to be provided on that site in connection with Parliament House; and

(b) the landscaping of that site,

to be a declared stage in the construction of Parliament House for the purposes of that section.

(2) That a Message be sent to the House of Representatives acquainting it of the Resolution agreed to by the Senate.

The Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Button): That, on the next day of sitting, he would move--

(1) That the Senate is of the opinion that the Joint Parliamentary Library Committee should be given specific terms of reference, including the power to pass substantive resolutions.

(2) That the President be requested not to proceed with the appointment of a new Parliamentary Librarian until the applications have been presented to the Committee for its consideration.