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DRIED VINE FRUITS EQUALIZATION AMENDMENT BILL 1984 CANNED FRUITS MARKETING AMENDMENT BILL 1984CANNED FRUITS LEVY AMENDMENT BILL 1984CANNED FRUITS LEVY COLLECTION AMENDMENT BILL 1984

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

Question-put and passed.

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.

Senator Macklin, by leave, moved the following amendments together to the Canned Fruits Marketing Amendment Bill 1984: Page 2, paragraph 3 (f), line 21, leave out ''7'', insert ''10''.

Page 5, clause 8, proposed new sub-section 21A (1), line 8, leave out ''3'', insert ''5''.

Page 5, clause 8, proposed new sub-section 21B (1), line 21, leave out ''the date of its approval by the Minister'', insert ''- (a) the date of its approval by the Minister; or

(b) 1 July 1985, whichever is the later''.

Page 7, sub-clause 9 (1), lines 29 to 41, leave out the sub-clause.

Page 8, sub-clause 9 (4), lines 15 to 17, leave out the sub-clause.

Pages 8 and 9, clause 10, line 18 (page 8) to line 6 (page 9), leave out the clause.

Page 9, clause 11, lines 7 to 24, leave out the clause.

Page 9, paragraph 13 (1) (a), lines 30 to 33, leave out the paragraph.

Page 10, sub-clause 13 (2), lines 10 to 14, leave out the sub-clause.

Debate ensued.

Question-That the amendments be agreed to-put.

The Committee divided-

AYES, 4

Senators- Evans, Jack Haines Macklin (Teller) Mason

NOES, 49

Senators- Archer Baume Bjelke-Petersen Bolkus Boswell Button Carrick, Sir John Childs Coates Coleman Collard (Teller) Cook Crichton-Browne Crowley Durack Elstob Foreman Georges Giles Grimes Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Hamer Hearn Hill Jones Kilgariff Lajovic Lewis McClelland MacGibbon McIntosh Maguire Martin Missen Primmer Ray, Robert Reid Reynolds Richardson Robertson Scott Sibraa Tate Teague Townley Walters Watson Withers Zakharov

Amendments negatived accordingly.

Bills agreed to.

Bills to be reported without amendment or requests.

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

On the motion of the Minister for Social Security (Senator Grimes) the Report from the Committee was adopted, and the Bills read a third time.