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NOTICES

Intention to withdraw: The Chair of the Standing Committee on

Regulations and Ordinances (Senator Colston), pursuant to standing order

78, gave notice of his intention, at the giving of notices on the next

day of sitting, to withdraw Business of the Senate notices of motion nos

1, 2, 3 and 4 standing in his name for the next day of sitting for the

disallowance of the following instruments:

Casino Control (Amendment) Ordinance 1995, Territory of Christmas

Island Ordinance No. 2 of 1995 made under the Christmas Island Act

1958.

Petroleum Products Freight Subsidy Scheme Amendment No. 95/03, made

under section 4 of the States Grants (Petroleum Products) Act 1965.

Determination of Technical Standard Notice TN2 of 1995, TS-024-1995

"Broadcaster Interface", made under section 246 of the

Telecommunications Act 1991.

Civil Aviation Orders, Part 105 AD/AB3/65 Amdt 1, made under the Civil

Aviation Act 1988.

Senator Colston, by leave, made a statement relating to the notice of

intention.

Notices of motion:

Senator Abetz: To move on the next day of sitting--That the Senate--

(a) notes:

(i) the election of Ms Anne Trimmer as President of the Law

Society of the ACT,

(ii) Ms Trimmer will be the first female President of the

Law Society of the ACT in its 62 years of operation,

(iii) Ms Trimmer's expertise in corporate and intellectual

property law, and

(iv) Ms Trimmer achieved this position despite having

previously been employed by the Tasmanian legal firm

Abetz Curtis and Dutton; and

(b) congratulates Ms Trimmer on her election as President of the Law

Society of the ACT and wishes her all the best during her term

as President.

Senator Spindler: To move on 27 September 1995--That the Senate--

(a) notes:

(i) the unanimous resolution of the New South Wales

Parliament of 9 December 1991, calling on the Federal

Government to establish a top level, open, joint New

South Wales/Federal Government inquiry into the bombing

of the Sydney Hilton Hotel on 13 February 1978, and

pledging the full co-operation of the New South Wales

Government, and

(ii) the recent statements of the New South Wales Premier

(Mr Carr) confirming his Government's support for such

an inquiry; and

(b) requests that:

(i) the Federal Government immediately establish a joint

Federal/New South Wales Government inquiry, with the

powers of a royal commission, into all of the

circumstances and consequences surrounding the Hilton

Hotel bombing, including the events leading up to the

incident, the bombing itself and the conduct of the

subsequent investigation of the bombing, and all other

relevant matters,

(ii) the terms of reference for the inquiry include a full

investigation of the role played by all New South Wales

and Federal Government agencies, including military and

security organisations, before, during, and after the

bombing, and

(iii) any provisions existing in any Federal legislation,

which would otherwise prevent full disclosure to the

inquiry by officers, employees, agents or sub-agents of

Federal Government agencies of any information under

oath relevant to the terms of reference, be set aside

for the purposes of the inquiry.

Senator Herron, at the request of the Chair of the Legal and

Constitutional References Committee (Senator Ellison): To move on the

next day of sitting--That the time for the presentation of the reports

of the Legal and Constitutional References Committee on the following

inquiries be extended as follows:

(a) a system of national indicators and benchmarks for citizens'

rights and obligations, to 23 November 1995; and

(b) the meaning and operation of section 51(xxix) of the

Constitution (treaties and external affairs power), to 19

October 1995.

Senator Bell, at the request of Senator Harradine: To move on the next

day of sitting--That the Austudy Regulations (Amendment), as contained

in Statutory Rules 1995 No. 132 and made under the Student and Youth

Assistance Act 1973, be disallowed.

The Chair of the Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances

(Senator Colston): To move 15 sitting days after today--That the

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Regulations (Amendment), as

contained in Statutory Rules 1995 No. 137 and made under the

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994, be disallowed.

Senator Colston, by leave, made a statement relating to the notice of

motion.

Senator Bell: To move on the next day of sitting--That the Senate--

(a) notes that on 24 September 1995 the West Australian Forest

Alliance will conduct the Big Forest Rally to demand the

preservation of Australia's old-growth forests; and

(b) congratulates the West Australian Forest Alliance for taking

actions which continue to publicise this important issue.