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SALES TAX AMENDMENT BILLS (NOS 1 TO 9) 1982-Message from the House of Representatives

The following Message from the House of Representatives was reported: MR PRESIDENT, Message No. 321 The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate Bills intituled: ''A Bill for an Act to amend the 'Sales Tax Act (No. 1) 1930' ' ';

''A Bill for an Act to amend the 'Sales Tax Act (No. 2) 1930' '';

''A Bill for an Act to amend the 'Sales Tax Act (No. 3) 1930' '';

''A Bill for an Act to amend the 'Sales Tax Act (No. 4) 1930' '';

''A Bill for an Act to amend the 'Sales Tax Act (No. 5) 1930' '';

''A Bill for an Act to amend the 'Sales Tax Act (No. 6) 1930' '';

''A Bill for an Act to amend the 'Sales Tax Act (No. 7) 1930' '';

''A Bill for an Act to amend the 'Sales Tax Act (No. 8) 1930' '';

''A Bill for an Act to amend the 'Sales Tax Act (No. 9) 1930' '';

in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate.

House of Representatives, B. M. SNEDDEN, Canberra, 8 September 1982 Speaker Suspension of Standing Orders to deal with Bills together: The Minister for Education (Senator Peter Baume), by leave, 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 all or several of the Bills being put in one motion at each stage, and the consideration of all or several of such Bills together in Committee of the Whole, and the reading of the short titles only on every order for the reading of the Bills.

Question-put and passed.

Senator Peter Baume moved-That the Bills may be taken through all their stages without delay.

Question-put and passed.

Senator Peter Baume moved-That these Bills be now read a first time.

On the motion of Senator Robertson the debate was adjourned.

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