On 11 December 2018, the President of the Senate, Senator the Honourable
Scott Ryan, received a submission from Mr Danny Eid seeking redress under the
resolution of the Senate of 25 February 1988 relating to the
protection of persons referred to in the Senate (Privilege Resolution 5).
The submission referred to a speech made by Senator Burston in the
Senate on 5 December 2018. The President accepted the submission and referred
it to the Committee of Privileges.
The committee met on 14 February 2019 and, pursuant to paragraph (3) of
Privilege Resolution 5, considered the submission. The committee resolved to
recommend that the response be incorporated in Hansard without change.
The committee draws attention to paragraph 5(6) of the resolution which
requires that, in considering a submission under this resolution and reporting
to the Senate, the committee shall not consider or judge the truth of any
statements made in the Senate or in the submission.
The committee recommends:
That a response by Mr Danny Eid in
the terms specified in Appendix 1, be incorporated in Hansard.
Senator Deborah O'Neill
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