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The Leader of the Government (Senator Button), pursuant to Notice of Motion not objected to as a Formal Motion, moved-That- (a) the Committee known as the Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills, constituted by Resolution of the Senate of 25 May 1982, be re-constituted, under the same terms and with the same functions and powers;

(b) the Committee have power to consider the minutes of evidence and records of the Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills appointed in previous Parliaments; and

(c) 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.