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Tuesday, 13 August 1974
Page: 789

The PRESIDENT - I report to the Senate that the Clerk of the Senate has informed me that on 2 August 1974 he was served with a writ of summons and other documents in connection with an action in the High Court of Australia at the suit of Senator Sir Magnus Cormack and Senator Webster. The. writ of summons commands the Clerk of the Senate within 21 days to cause an appearance to be entered in the High Court. The President of the Senate is also named as a defendant but I inform the Senate that I have not been served with any documents. I lay on the table the documents served on the Clerk of the Senate.

Motion (by Senator Murphy)- by leaveagreed to:

That consideration of the President's statement be made an order of the day for the next day of sitting.

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