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HUMAN RIGHTS BILL 1982

Senator Haines, pursuant to Notice of Motion not objected to as a Formal Motion, moved-That leave be given to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the recognition and enforcement of human rights in Australia.

Question-put and passed.

Bill presented, and on the motion of Senator Haines read a first time.

Senator Haines, by leave, moved-That this Bill be now read a second time.

On the motion of the Minister for National Development and Energy (Senator Sir John Carrick) the debate was adjourned.

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