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APPROPRIATION BILL (NO. 5) 1982-83

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Attorney- General (Senator Gareth Evans)-That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Question-put and passed.

Bill read a second time.

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

In the Committee

The Minister for Resources and Energy (Senator Walsh) moved- (1) That clauses 1 to 6 be postponed till after the consideration of the Schedule.

(2) That, unless otherwise ordered, the Votes in the Schedule be considered in the same groupings and order as the departmental estimates referred to Estimates Committees A, B, C, D, E and F, respectively, as follows:

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Division

Number Department Amount

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Group A

$

400,136,430 Industry and Commerce 7,474,000

500-516,330 Prime Minister and Cabinet 2,952,000

287-291 Employment and Industrial Relations 30,578,000

220-224 Communications 22,671,000

Group B

590-591 Social Security 46,274,000

360-364 Immigration and Ethnic Affairs 10,779,000

590, 664-665 Housing and Construction 8,707,000

245 Building and Works (Defence) 1,800,000

246 Repairs and Maintenance (Defence) 3,100,000

325-329 Health 18,108,000

Group C

430-436, 646 Resources and Energy 4,154,000

640-644 Trade 7,709,000

670-678,134,160 Treasury 8,323,000

490-497 Primary Industry 7,982,000

304-308,674-677 Finance 22,968,000

Group D

270-287 Education and Youth Affairs 12,680,000

330, 401 Sport, Recreation and Tourism 1,138,000

540-554 Science and Technology 19,610,000

330-349 Home Affairs and Environment 4,992,000

120 Aboriginal Affairs 2,486,000

Group E

165-191 Attorney-General's 11,455,000

130-140, 161 Special Minister of State 11,998,000

315-319 Foreign Affairs 23,533,000

230-243 Defence 215,950,000

263-265 Defence Support 29,038,000

Group F

690-693 Veterans' Affairs 26,225,000

664-667 Transport 2,599,000

193-194 Aviation 36,763,000

130, 155 Administrative Services 20,046,000

250 Rent (Defence) 2,539,000

263 Administrative (Defence) 5,995,000

265 Capital Works and Services (Defence) 200,000

268 Rent (Defence Support) 208,000

210-215, Territories and Local Government 9,006,000

330-336

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(3) That leave be given to Senators to move motions expressing opinions or making recommendations based on the Reports of the Estimates Committees; that such motions be moved when the appropriate Vote is under consideration; that where more than one motion is proposed in relation to a particular Vote, the motions may be debated together, but in all cases a motion or motions shall be disposed of before the Question is put on the Vote before the Chair; and that any Resolutions be reported when the Chairman makes his Report to the President at the conclusion of proceedings in Committee of the Whole.

Question-put and passed.

Schedule read-

Group A- The following Votes were, by leave, taken together, debated and passed without requests: Divisions-

$

400,136,430 Industry and Commerce 7,474,000

500-516,330 Prime Minister and Cabinet 2,952,000

287-291 Employment and Industrial Relations 30,578,000

220-224 Communications 22,671,000

Group B- The following Votes were, by leave, taken together and passed without requests: Divisions-

$

590-591 Social Security 46,274,000

360-364 Immigration and Ethnic Affairs 10,779,000

590, 664-665 Housing and Construction 8,707,000

245 Building and Works (Defence) 1,800,000

246 Repairs and Maintenance (Defence) 3,100,000

325-329 Health 18,108,000

Group C- The following Votes were, by leave, taken together and passed without requests: Divisions-

$

430-436, 646 Resources and Energy 4,154,000

640-644 Trade 7,709,000

670-678, 134-160 Treasury 8,323,000

490-497 Primary Industry 7,982,000

304-308, 674-677 Finance 22,968,000

Group D- The following Votes were, by leave, taken together, debated and passed without requests: Divisions-

$

270-287 Education and Youth Affairs 12,680,000

330, 401 Sport, Recreation and Tourism 1,138,000

540-554 Science and Technology 19,610,000

330-349 Home Affairs and Environment 4,992,000

120 Aboriginal Affairs 2,486,000

Group E- The following Votes were, by leave, taken together and debated. Divisions-

$

165-191 Attorney-General's 11,455,000

130-140, 161 Special Minister of State 11,998,000

315-319 Foreign Affairs 23,533,000

230-243 Defence 215,950,000

263-265 Defence Support 29,038,000 ------------------------------------- ------------------------------------

And it being 7 p.m.: The Chairman of Committees (Senator Hamer), under Sessional Order, put the Question-That he do leave the Chair and report to the Senate.

Question-resolved in the affirmative.

The President resumed the Chair; and Senator Hamer reported accordingly.