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The President tabled the following Papers:

Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry-

Special Report, dated 5 August 1986, which covers the effect of Mr Justice Murphy's illness upon the Commission's proceedings.

Statement by the Presiding Officers, dated 4 August 1986, following a meeting with the Presiding Member of the Commission.

Copies of letters, dated 6 August 1986, from the President forwarding a copy of the Special Report to Senate party leaders.

The Minister for Community Services (Senator Grimes), by leave, moved-That the Senate take note of the Report.

Debate ensued.

Ordered-That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Durack have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.