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CANNED AND FROZEN VEGETABLES (EXPORT INSPECTION CHARGE) BILL 1984CANNED AND FROZEN VEGETABLES (EXPORT INSPECTION CHARGE) COLLECTION BILL 1984HONEY (EXPORT INSPECTION CHARGE) BILL 1984HONEY (EXPORT INSPECTION CHARGE) COLLECTION BILL 1984-

Question-That these Bills be now read a second time-further debated.

The Leader of the National Party of Australia in the Senate (Senator Scott) moved an amendment, viz: Leave out all the words after ''That'', insert ''the Canned and Frozen Vegetables (Export Inspection Charge) Bill 1984, Canned and Frozen Vegetables (Export Inspection Charge) Collection Bill 1984, Honey (Export Inspection Charge) Bill 1984, and the Honey (Export Inspection Charge) Collection Bill 1984 be withdrawn until the various Committees enquiring have reported, and the Government has considered these reports and, in consultation with the industry, has come to a final resolution''.

Debate ensued.

Senator Macklin moved an amendment to Senator Scott's proposed amendment, viz: Leave out ''the various Committees enquiring have reported, and the Government has considered these reports and, in consultation with the industry, has come to a final resolution'', insert '': (a) the final report of the Industries Assistance Commission on the honey industry; (b) a report by the Department of Primary Industry on changes to the export inspection of honey proposed to operate from 1 October 1984, the proposed levy structure to operate from that date, and the costs of inspection involved; (c) a report by the Department of Primary Industry on the proposed export inspection of canned and frozen fruit and vegetables, the proposed levy structure and the costs of inspection involved; (d) a report by the Interim Inspection Policy Council on honey export inspection; and (e) a report by the Interim Inspection Policy Council on canned and frozen fruit and vegetables export inspection;

have been presented to the Government, the Government has considered these reports and consulted with the industry, and has reported its conclusions to the Parliament''.

Debate continued.

Question-That the words proposed to be left out (Senator Macklin's amendment to Senator Scott's proposed amendment) be left out-put and passed.

Question-That the words proposed to be inserted (Senator Macklin's amendment to Senator Scott's proposed amendment) be inserted-put and passed.

Amendment to proposed amendment agreed to accordingly.

Question-That the words proposed to be left out (Senator Scott's amendment) be left out-put.

The Senate divided

AYES, 28

Senators- Archer Baume Bjelke-Petersen Boswell Carrick, Sir John Chaney Chipp Evans, Jack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Haines Hamer Hill Jessop Kilgariff Lajovic Lewis MacGibbon Macklin Mason Missen Rae, Peter Reid (Teller) Scott Teague Townley Walters Watson Withers

NOES, 26

Senators- Bolkus Button Childs Coates Coleman Colston Crowley Elstob Evans, Gareth Foreman Georges Gietzelt Giles Hearn McClelland McIntosh Maguire Primmer Ray, Robert Reynolds Robertson (Teller) Ryan Sibraa Tate Walsh Zakharov

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Question-That the words proposed to be inserted (Senator Scott's amendment, as amended) be inserted-put and passed.

Amendment agreed to accordingly.

Main Question, as amended, agreed to.