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Senator Foreman, at the request of Senator Burns and pursuant to notice

of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved--That the

resolutions of the Senate of 30 June 1994 and 24 August 1994 be modified

and combined to read as follows:

That the following matter be referred to the Standing Committee on

Rural and Regional Affairs for inquiry and report on or before the

last sitting day in December 1994:

(a) the impact of assets tests on farming families' access to social

security payments and Austudy;

(b) the implications for such families of exempting their property

and plant, including land, buildings, stock and items essential

to earning a living on the property, from assets testing; and

(c) the social and economic implications of the assets test

exemption amendment moved in the committee of the whole stage of

the Social Security Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1994.

Question put and passed.