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Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the Question-That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

And it being half-past six p.m.-

Adjournment negatived: The President, under Sessional Order, put the Question- That the Senate do now adjourn- Which Question was negatived.

Debate continued.

Question-put and passed.

Bill read a second time.

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

In the Committee

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

Bill to be reported without amendment.

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

On the motion of the Minister for Veterans' Affairs (Senator Messner) the Report from the Committee was adopted, and the Bill read a third time.