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Tuesday, 12 June 2007
Page: 47

Debate resumed from 31 May, on motion by Mr Ruddock:

That this bill be now read a second time.

upon which Mr McClelland moved by way of amendment:

That all words after “That” be omitted with a view to substituting the following words:

“whilst not declining to give the bill a second reading, the House regrets that while the bill confers protection in respect of journalists, the bill fails to acknowledge the need for appropriate protection for whistleblowers and other persons who provide information to journalists”.