2.66 That the Senate reaffirm its commitment to the
principles of ministerial responsibility and accountability regarding the
answering of questions and provision information to the Senate and it's
committees in accordance with the standing orders and other orders of
continuing effect, and notes that all senators, including ministers, are
responsible and accountable to the Senate.
2.67 That the committee asks the Senate to insist that
the Attorney-General respond to the committee's questions, noting the failure
of the Attorney-General and officers of the Attorney-General's Department to
provide responses to many of the questions that would enable clear facts to be
established regarding the Commonwealth's actions relevant to this inquiry.
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