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FISHERIES LICENCES LEVY BILL 1984 FISHING LEGISLATION AMENDMENT BILL (NO. 2) 1984

- Messages from the House of Representatives: The following Messages from the House of Representatives were reported: MR PRESIDENT, Message No. 346 The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ''A Bill for an Act to impose a levy with respect to certain fisheries licences'', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate. House of Representatives, H. A. JENKINS, Canberra, 8 October 1984 Speaker MR PRESIDENT, Message No. 347 The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ''A Bill for an Act to amend the 'Fisheries Act 1952' and the 'Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984' '', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate. House of Representatives, H. A. JENKINS, Canberra, 8 October 1984 Speaker Suspension of Standing Orders to deal with Bills together: The Attorney-General (Senator Gareth Evans) moved-That so much of the Standing Orders be suspended as would prevent the Questions with regard to the several stages for the passage through the Senate of the Bills being put in one motion at each stage, and the consideration of such Bills together in Committee of the Whole.

Question-put and passed.

Ordered-That the Bills may be taken through all their stages without delay.

On the motion of Senator Gareth Evans the Bills were read a first time.

Senator Gareth Evans moved-That these Bills be now read a second time.

On the motion of the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Chaney) the debate was adjourned.

Ordered-That the resumption of the debate be an Order of the Day for the next day of sitting.