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APPROPRIATION BILL (NO. 1) 1983-84

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

In the Committee

Schedule 2 further considered.

Group A- Divisions 287-290, Department of Employment and Industrial Relations, $518,441,000, further debated and passed without requests.

Divisions 220-224, Department of Communications, $376,673,000, debated and passed without requests.

Group B called on- Senator Baume moved-That after consideration of the Votes for the Department of Social Security, the Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs and the Department of Housing and Construction, consideration of the Votes for the Department of Health be postponed.

Debate ensued.

Question-put and passed.

Divisions 560-561, Department of Social Security, $653,298,000, debated-

And it being 11 p.m.: The Temporary Chairman of Committees (Senator Collard), under Sessional Order, put the Question-That he do leave the Chair and report to the Senate.

Question-put and passed.

The Deputy-President resumed the Chair; and Senator Collard reported accordingly.