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Wednesday, 2 May 1973
Page: 1587

Mr DEPUTY SPEAKER (Mr Martin)Thefollowing message has been received from the Senate:

Mr Speaker,

The Senate, having considered message No. 29 of the House of Representatives, has agreed to the following resolutions in connection therewith, viz:

(1)   That the Senate concurs in the resolution transmitted to the Senate by message No. 29 of the House of Representatives relating to the appointment of a joint committee to examine and report on certain matters relating to the Australian Capital Territory, subject to the following modification -

Paragraph (S), leave out the paragraph, insert the following paragraph:

(5)   That the committee elect as Chairman of the committee one of the members nominated by the Leader of the Government in the Senate.

(2)   That the provisions of the resolution, so far as they are inconsistent with the Standing Orders, have effect notwithstanding anything contained in the Standing Orders.

The Senate requests the concurrence of the House of Representatives in the Senate's modification of the resolution transmitted to the Senate by the House.

Motion (by Mr Daly) agreed to:

That the message be taken into consideration forthwith.

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