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The Senate, according to Order, resolved itself into Committee for the consideration of the Bill.

In the Committee

Clauses 1 and 2, by leave, taken together and agreed to.

Clause 3 debated.

And it being eleven p.m.: The Chairman of Committees (Senator McClelland), under Sessional Order, put the Question--That he do leave the Chair and report to the Senate.

Which Question was negatived.

Debate continued.

Question--That clause 3 stand as printed--put and passed.

Remainder of Bill, by leave, taken as a whole and agreed to.

Bill to be reported without amendment.

The President resumed the Chair; and the Chairman of Committees (Senator McClelland) reported accordingly.

On the motion of the Minister for National Development and Energy (Senator Carrick) the Report from the Committee was adopted, and the Bill read a third time.