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PUBLIC SERVICE AND STATUTORY AUTHORITIES AMENDMENT BILL 1983
COMMONWEALTH EMPLOYEES (REDEPLOYMENT AND RETIREMENT) AMENDMENT BILL 1983
COMMONWEALTH EMPLOYEES (EMPLOYMENT PROVISIONS) REPEAL BILL 1983

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Industry and Commerce (Senator Button)-That these Bills be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Question-put.

The Senate divided

AYES, 28

Senators- Button Childs Chipp Coates Coleman Colston Crowley Elstob Evans, Gareth Evans, Jack Foreman Georges Gietzelt Giles Grimes Hearn Jones McClelland Macklin Mason Primmer Ray, Robert Robertson (Teller) Ryan Sibraa Tate Walsh Zakharov

NOES, 22

Senators- Archer Baume Bjelke-Petersen Boswell Chaney Collard (Teller) Crichton-Browne Durack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Hamer Hill Jessop Lajovic Lewis Martin Messner Missen Rae, Peter Scott Teague Walters Withers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Bills read a second time.

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

In the Committee

Bills, by leave, taken as a whole and agreed to.

Bills to be reported without amendment.

The President resumed the Chair; and the Chairman of Committees (Senator Hamer) reported accordingly.

On the motion of Senator Button the Report from the Committee was adopted, and the Bills read a third time.