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DROUGHT ASSISTANCE (PRIMARY PRODUCERS) BILL 1982

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

Senator Walsh moved an amendment, viz: At end of motion, add '', but the Senate is of the opinion that: (a) a limit should be set on the sum that any individual may receive in any one year;

(b) eligibility should be determined by a ceiling on total assets instead of the proposed liquidity test; and

(c) those persons who are predominantly dependent on their farm for their living should be objectively defined''.

Debate continued.

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