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CONDUCT OF A JUDGE-REFERENCE OF MATERIAL TO DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS

The Attorney-General (Senator Gareth Evans), pursuant to notice, moved-That the Senate- (a) refer- (i) all evidence given before the Senate Select Committee on the Conduct of a Judge, and

(ii) all documentary or other material furnished to the Committee,

relevant to the Briese allegation, to the Director of Public Prosecutions for consideration by him whether a prosecution should be brought against the Judge; and

(b) request the Director of Public Prosecutions, should he conclude that a prosecution not be brought, to furnish a report to it on the reasons for reaching that conclusion.

Debate ensued.

Senator Tate addressing the Chair

Pursuant to Sessional Order, Questions without Notice were called on.