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TRUST RECOUPMENT TAX ASSESSMENT BILL 1985 TRUST RECOUPMENT TAX BILL 1985TRUST RECOUPMENT TAX (CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) BILL 1985

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

Debate resumed.

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 Peter Rae moved an amendment to the Trust Recoupment Tax Assessment Bill 1985, viz: Page 6, paragraph 5 (1) (c), line 39, leave out ''1 July 1980'', insert ''12 May 1982''.

Debate ensued.

Question-That the words proposed to be left out be left out-put.

The Committee divided-

AYES, 32

Senators- Archer Baume Bjelke-Petersen Boswell Brownhill Carrick, Sir John Chipp Durack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Haines Hamer Harradine Hill Jessop Kilgariff Knowles Lajovic MacGibbon Macklin Parer Puplick Rae, Peter Reid (Teller) Scott Sheil Short Townley Vanstone Vigor Walters Watson Withers

NOES, 30

Senators- Aulich Black Bolkus Childs Coates Cook Cooney Crowley Devlin Elstob Evans, Gareth Evans, Jack Gietzelt Grimes Hearn Jones McIntosh (Teller) McKiernan Maguire Mason Primmer Ray, Robert Reynolds Richardson Robertson Ryan Sibraa Tate Walsh Zakharov

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Question-That the words proposed to be inserted be inserted-put and passed.

Bills agreed to with an amendment to the Trust Recoupment Tax Assessment Bill 1985.

Trust Recoupment Tax Assessment Bill 1985 to be reported with an amendment.

Trust Recoupment Tax Bill 1985 and Trust Recoupment Tax (Consequential Amendments) Bill 1985 to be reported without amendment or requests.

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

On the motion of the Minister for Education (Senator Ryan) the Report from the Committee was adopted.

Senator Ryan moved-That these Bills be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question-put and passed. Bills read a third time.