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The Acting Leader of the Government (Senator Grimes), by leave, moved- (1) That the Senate House Committee inquire into matters raised following the publication of the Committee's Report on the organisation, operation, functions and financial administration of the Joint House Department.

(2) That, for the purpose of its inquiry, the Committee operate under the same terms and with the same powers as provided by the Resolution of the Senate, dated 22 September 1982.

(3) That, for the purpose of its inquiry, the Committee have power to consider the Minutes of Evidence and Records of the House Committee's inquiries into this matter during the previous Parliament.

(4) That, the foregoing provisions of this Resolution, so far as they are inconsistent with the Standing Orders, have effect notwithstanding anything contained in the Standing Orders.

Question-put and passed.