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ADJOURNMENT

The President, under Sessional Order, put the Question--That the Senate do now adjourn.

Papers: Leave was granted to table papers.

National Debt Commission--Annual Report 1980-81--Paper: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), pursuant to Statute, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

National Debt Sinking Fund Act--National Debt Commission--Annual Report (58th), together with financial statements and the Auditor-General's Report thereon, for year 1980-81 .

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Paper.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Egg Board--Interim Statement 1980-81--Paper: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), by Command of His Excellency the Governor-General, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Australian Egg Board--Interim Statement, for year 1980-81.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Paper.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

DISCON Project--Paper: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), by Command of His Excellency the Governor-General, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Defence Integrated Secure Communications Network (DISCON Project)--

Statement by Minister for Defence, the Hon. D. J. Killen, dated September 1981.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Paper.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Trade Practices Commission--Annual Report 1980-81--Paper: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), pursuant to Statute, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Trade Practices Act--Trade Practices Commission--Annual Report (7th), for year 1980-81.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Paper.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Prices justification Tribunal--Report 1980-81--Paper: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), pursuant to Statute, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Commonwealth Functions (Statutes Review) Act--Prices justification Tribunal--

Report (Final), for period 1 July 1980 to 16 June 1981.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note o+ the Paper, Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Surveyors Board--Australian Capital Territory--Annual Report 1980-81--Paper: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), by Command of His Excellency the Governor-General, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Australian Capital Territory Surveyors Board--Annual Report, for year 1980-81.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Paper.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Electoral Office--Annual Report 1980-81--Paper: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), by Command of His Excellency the Governor-General, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Australian Electoral Office--Annual Report, for year 1980-81.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Paper.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Wool Corporation--Interim Annual Report 1980-81--Paper: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), by Command of His Excellency the Governor-General, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Australian Wool Corporation--Interim Annual Report, for year 1980-81.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Paper.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Honey Board--Interim Annual Report 1980-81--Paper: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), by Command of His Excellency the Governor-General, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Australian Honey Board--Interim Annual Report, for year 1980-81.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Paper.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Industries Assistance Commission--Report--Miscellaneous Manufacturing--Certain Refractory Products--Paper: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), by Command of His Excellency the Governor-General, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Industries Assistance Commission--Report--Miscellaneous Manufacturing--Certain Refractory Products, dated 29 May 1981 (No. 264).

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Paper.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Industries Assistance Commission--Report and Tramway Locomotives,

Rolling Stock. etc.--Paper: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), by Command of His Excellency the Governor-General, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Industries Assistance Commission--Report--Railway and Tramway Locomotives, Rolling Stock, etc., dated 13 July 1981 (No. 272).

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Paper.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Defence Service Homes Corporation--Interim Statement 1980-81--Paper: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), by Command of His Excellency the Governor- General, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Defence Service Homes Corporation--Interim Statement, for year 1980-81.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Paper.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Foreign Anti-trust Judgments (Restriction of Enforcement) Act--Revocation Order--

Westinghouse Electric Corporation--Papers: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), pursuant to Statute, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Foreign Antitrust Judgments (Restriction of Enforcement) Act--Revocation Order by the Attorney-General concerning the Westinghouse Electric Corporation Judgments, dated 22 June 1981.

Senator Chaney, by Command of His Excellency the Governor-General, laid upon the Table the following Papers:

Statement by the Attorney-General, Senator the Hon. P. D. Durack, Q.C., relating to the Revocation Order.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note o+ the Papers.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Advance to the Minister for Finance--Statement for August 1981--Paper: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), by Command of His Excellency the Governor- General, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Advance to the Minister for Finance--Statement for August 1981.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Paper.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Tertiary Education Commission--Report--An Evaluation of a College-based Basic Course in Nursing--Paper: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), by Command of His Excellency the Governor-General, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Tertiary Education Commission--Evaluative Studies Program--An Evaluation of a College-based Basic Course in Nursing--Report, dated August 1981.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Paper.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Aircraft Accident Investigation Report--Sydney Airport--Paper - The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), by Command of His Excellency the Governor-General, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Aircraft Accident Investigation--Department of Transport--Air Safety Investigation Branch--Accident Investigation Report--Advance Airlines of Australia Beech Super King Air 200 VH-AAV at Sydney (Kingsford-Smith) Airport, New South Wales, on 21 February 1980, dated September 1981.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Paper.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Tertiary Education Commission--Report--Proposal to Establish a University in the Northern Territory--Paper: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), by Command of His Excellency the Governor-General, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Tertiary Education Commission--Proposal to Establish a University in the Northern Territory--Report, dated 11 June 1981.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Paper.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Tertiary Education Commission--Reports for 1982-84 Triennium, Volume 2, Parts 1 and 2--Papers: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), pursuant 10 Statute, laid upon the Table the following Papers:

Tertiary Education Commission Act--Tertiary Education Commission--Reports for 1982-84 Triennium--Volume 2, dated August 1981)--

Part 1--Recommendations on Grants.

Part 2--Advice of Councils.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Papers.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Local Government (Personal Income Tax Sharing) Act--Recommendations on Grants to New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia--Paper: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), pursuant to Statute, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Local Government (Personal Income Tax Sharing) Act--Recommendations of States Grants Commissions on the distribution of local government's share of personal income tax collection for 1981-82 for the States of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Paper.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Grants Commission--Report for 1981 on Special Assistance for States--Paper: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), pursuant to Statute, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Commonwealth Grants Commission Act--Commonwealth Grants Commission--

Report (48th) for 1981, on Special Assistance for States.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Paper.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Translators and Interpreters--National Accreditation Authority--Annual Report 1980-- Papers: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), by Command of His Excellency the Governor-General, laid upon the Table the following Papers:

National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters--

Annual Report (3rd), for 1980.

Statement by the Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs, the Hon. Ian Macphee, relating to the Report, dated 23 September 1981.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Papers.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

National Advisory Council for the Handicapped--Report 1981--Papers: The Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney), by Command of His Excellency the Governor- General, laid upon the Table the following Papers:

National Advisory Council for the Handicapped--

Report (4th), for 1981.

Statement by the Minister for Social Security, Senator the Hon. F. M. Chaney, relating to the Report.

Senator Robertson, by leave, moved--That the Senate take note of the Papers.

Ordered--That the debate be adjourned till the next day of sitting, and that Senator Robertson have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

Australian Capital Territory--Joint Committee--Report on Energy Use, Distribution and Conservation in the A.C.T.: The Chairman of the Joint Committee on the Australian Capital Territory (Senator Reid), by leave, presented the following Report:

Energy Use, Distribution and Conservation in the A.C.T., dated July 1981, together with extracts from the Minutes of Proceedings and the Transcript of Evidence (8 volumes).

Senator Reid, by leave, moved--That the Report be printed.

Question--put and passed.

Leave refused: Senator Reid sought leave to make a statement.

Objection being raised, leave not granted.

Debate continued on the Question--That the Senate do now adjourn.

Question--put and passed.

The Senate adjourned at six minutes to eleven p.m. till Tuesday, 13 October 1981, at three p.m., in accordance with the Resolution agreed to this day.