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

In the Committee

Schedule 2 further considered.

Group C-

Divisions 670-678, Treasury, $392,451,000 further debated and passed without requests.

The following Votes were passed without requests: Divisions-

304-308Finance, $49,789,000;

310Advance to the Minister for Finance, $125,000,000;

130-161Administrative Services, $500,701,000;

250 Rent (Defence), $48,534,000;

252 Acquisition of Sites and Buildings (Defence), $18,676,000;

268 Rent (Defence Support), $800,000;

269 Acquisition of Sites and Buildings (Defence Support), $1,016,000 (after debate).

Group D- The following Votes were debated and passed without requests: Division- 230-243 Defence, $3,631,977,000.

Divisions 263-265 Defence Support, $378,795,000 called on- Debate ensued.

Ordered-That the Temporary Chairman of Committees (Senator Colston) report progress and ask leave to sit again.

The President resumed the Chair; and Senator Colston reported that the Committee had considered the Bill, made progress and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered-That the Committee have leave to sit again on the next day of sitting.