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Wednesday, 27 May 1931

Senator BARNES (Victoria) (VicePresident of the Executive Council) . - I move -

That the question of the provision of the Standing Orders necessary to give effect to the recommendations of the Select Committee on the Standing Committee System, adopted by the Senate on 14th May, 1931, be referred to the Standing Orders Committee for consideration and report.

The committee which was appointed by the Senate to report on the advisability of appointing standing committees of the Senate has presented its report. The purpose of this motion is to refer back to the committee its recommendations, which were adopted by the Senate on the 14th May last, with a view to further action being taken.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

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