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ENVIRONMENT--FOREST MANAGEMENT--ORDER FOR PRODUCTION OF DOCUMENTS

Senator Gibson amended his notice of motion by leave and, pursuant to

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

be laid on the table, by the Minister representing the Minister for

Resources (Senator Collins), not later than the adjournment of the

Senate on 2 February 1995:

(a) copies of the advice given to State forestry departments on 30

January 1995 advising them of the 511 coupes that are of high

conservationvalue and are precluded from woodchip logging until

further assessments are concluded; and

(b) copies of legal advice provided to the Government by the

Attorney-General's Department or other departments or persons in

relation to the effect of the Federal Court decision in the

Gunns case (10 January 1995) on:

(i) the eleven 1995 woodchip export licences, and

(ii) other existing or future export licences.

Question put and passed.

Statement by leave: The Minister for Family Services (Senator Crowley),

by leave, made a statement relating to the motion.