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COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL AMENDMENT BILL (NO. 4) 1982

Senator Gietzelt, pursuant to notice, moved-That leave be given to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 to provide a form of optional preferential voting at Elections and to alter the rules relating to informal ballot-papers.

Question-put and passed.

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

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

On the motion of the Minister for Finance (Senator Dame Margaret Guilfoyle) the debate was adjourned.

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