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Order for release of animal welfare incidents

Mehreen Faruqi 9 Feb 2022

Senator FARUQI (New South Wales) (16:22): I seek leave to amend general business notice of motion No. 1304.

Leave granted.

Senator FARUQI: I move the motion as amended:


(a) there be laid on the table by the Minister representing the Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, by no later than Thursday, 17 February 2022, all animal welfare incident reports held by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment which were generated by abattoir management personnel and/or on-plant veterinarians at export-registered abattoirs between 1 January 2020 and 31 December 2021.

(b) if the Senate is not sitting when the documents are ready for presentation, the documents are to be presented to the President under standing order 166.


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