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VETERANS' ENTITLEMENTS BILL 1985
VETERANS' ENTITLEMENTS (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) BILL 1985-
Messages from the House of Representatives

The following Messages from the House of Representatives were reported:

MR PRESIDENT,...Message No. 188

The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ""A Bill for an Act to provide for the payment of pensions and other benefits to, and to provide medical and other treatment for, veterans and certain other persons, and for other purposes'', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate.

House of Representatives,...H. A. JENKINS,

Canberra, 12 November 1985...Speaker

MR PRESIDENT,...Message No. 189

The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ""A Bill for an Act to make certain transitional provisions and consequential amendments related to the enactment of the "Veterans' Entitlements Act 1985' '', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate.

House of Representatives,...H. A. JENKINS,

Canberra, 12 November 1985...Speaker

Suspension of Standing Orders to deal with Bills together: The Minister for Veterans' Affairs (Senator Gietzelt) moved-That so much of the Standing Orders be suspended as would prevent the Questions with regard to the several stages for the passage through the Senate of the Bills being put in one motion at each stage, and the consideration of such Bills together in Committee of the Whole.

Question-put and passed.

Ordered-That the Bills may be taken through all their stages without delay.

On the motion of Senator Gietzelt the Bills were read a first time.

Senator Gietzelt moved-That these Bills be now read a second time.

On the motion of Senator Lewis the debate was adjourned.

Ordered-That the resumption of the debate be an Order of the Day for the next day of sitting.