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STATES (TAX SHARING AND HEALTH GRANTS) AMENDMENT BILL (NO. 2) 1982

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

Debate resumed.

The Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Button) moved-That the debate be now adjourned.

Question-put.

The Senate divided-

AYES, 32

Senators- Bolkus Button Childs Chipp Coates Coleman Colston Elstob Evans Foreman Georges Gietzelt Giles Grimes Haines Hearn Jones Keeffe McClelland McIntosh McLaren Macklin Mason Mulvihill Primmer Ray, Robert Ryan Sibraa Siddons Tate Walsh Teller: Senator Robertson

NOES, 29

Senators- Archer Baume Bjelke-Petersen Bonner Carrick, Sir John Chaney Collard Crichton-Browne Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Hamer Harradine Hill Jessop Lajovic Lewis MacGibbon Martin Martyr Messner Reid Scott Teague Thomas Townley Walters Watson Withers Young Teller: Senator Kilgariff

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

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