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AUSTRALIAN DRIED FRUITS CORPORATION AMENDMENT BILL 1985 DRIED SULTANA PRODUCTION UNDERWRITING AMENDMENT BILL 1985DRIED VINE FRUITS EQUALIZATION LEVY AMENDMENT BILL 1985

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Community Services (Senator Grimes)-That these Bills be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Senator Macklin moved an amendment, viz: At end of motion, add '', but the Senate is of the opinion that comprehensive production underwriting legislation should be enacted for all dried vine fruits''.

Debate continued.

Question-That the words proposed to be added be added-put.

The Senate divided

AYES, 37

Senators- Archer Baume Boswell Brownhill Carrick, Sir John Chaney Chipp Collard Crichton-Browne Durack Evans, Jack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Haines Hamer Harradine Hill Jessop Kilgariff Lajovic Lewis Macklin (Teller) Mason Messner Missen Parer Puplick Reid Scott Sheil Short Teague Townley Vanstone Vigor Walters Watson Withers

NOES, 30

Senators- Aulich Black Button Childs Coates Colston Cook Crowley Devlin Elstob Evans, Gareth Foreman Georges Giles Grimes Hearn Jones McClelland McKiernan Maguire Primmer Ray, Robert Reynolds Richardson Robertson (Teller) Ryan Sibraa Tate Walsh Zakharov

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Main Question, as amended-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

Ordered-That the Bills be considered separately.

AUSTRALIAN DRIED FRUITS CORPORATION AMENDMENT BILL 1985- Clauses 1 and 2, by leave, taken together and agreed to.

Clause 3 read-

Senator Macklin, by leave, moved the following amendments together: Page 2, proposed new paragraph 15 (1) (b), line 3, leave out ''4'', insert ''5''.

Page 2, proposed new paragraph 15 (1) (d), line 5, leave out ''4'', insert ''3''.

Debate ensued.

Question-That the amendments be agreed to-put.

The Committee divided

AYES, 6

Senators- Chipp Evans, Jack Haines Macklin (Teller) Mason Vigor

NOES, 59

Senators- Archer Aulich Baume Black Bolkus Boswell Brownhill Carrick, Sir John Chaney Childs Coates Collard Colston Cook Cooney Crichton-Browne Crowley Devlin Durack Elstob Evans, Gareth Foreman Georges Giles Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Hamer Hearn Hill Jessop Jones Kilgariff Lajovic Lewis McClelland McIntosh McKiernan Maguire Messner Missen Parer Primmer Puplick Ray, Robert Reid (Teller) Reynolds Richardson Robertson Scott Sheil Short Sibraa Tate Teague Townley Vanstone Walters Watson Withers Zakharov

Amendments negatived accordingly.

Question-That clause 3 stand as printed-put.

The Committee divided

AYES, 30

Senators- Aulich Black Bolkus Button Childs Coates Colston Cook Cooney Crowley Devlin Elstob Evans, Gareth Foreman Georges Giles Hearn Jones McClelland McIntosh McKiernan Maguire Primmer Ray, Robert Reynolds Richardson Robertson (Teller) Sibraa Tate Zakharov

NOES, 35

Senators- Archer Baume Boswell Brownhill Carrick, Sir John Chaney Chipp Collard Crichton-Browne Durack Evans, Jack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Haines Hamer Hill Jessop Lajovic Lewis Macklin Mason Messner Missen Parer Puplick Reid (Teller) Scott Sheil Short Teague Townley Vanstone Vigor Walters Watson Withers

And so it was negatived.

Remainder of Bill, by leave, taken as a whole and agreed to.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.

DRIED SULTANA PRODUCTION UNDERWRITING AMENDMENT BILL 1985- Bill, by leave, taken as a whole and agreed to.

DRIED VINE FRUITS EQUALIZATION LEVY AMENDMENT BILL 1985- Clause 1 agreed to.

Clause 2 read-

Senator Collard, by leave, moved the following requests together: That the House of Representatives be requested to make the following amendments: Page 2, proposed new paragraphs 6 (3) (d) and (e), lines 20 and 21, leave out the proposed paragraphs.

Page 2, proposed new paragraphs 6 (4) (d) and (e), lines 27 and 28, leave out the proposed paragraphs.

Page 2, proposed new paragraphs 6 (5) (d) and (e), lines 34 and 35, leave out the proposed paragraphs.

Debate ensued.

Question-That the requests be agreed to-put.

The Committee divided

AYES, 29

Senators- Archer Baume Boswell Brownhill Carrick, Sir John Collard Crichton-Browne Durack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Hamer Hill Jessop Kilgariff Lajovic Lewis Messner Missen Parer Puplick Reid Scott Sheil (Teller) Short Teague Townley Vanstone Walters Watson Withers

NOES, 36

Senators- Aulich Black Bolkus Button Childs Chipp Coates Colston Cook Cooney Crowley Devlin Elstob Evans, Gareth Evans, Jack Foreman Georges Giles Haines Hearn Jones McClelland McIntosh (Teller) McKiernan Macklin Maguire Mason Primmer Ray, Robert Reynolds Richardson Robertson Sibraa Tate Vigor Zakharov

Requests negatived accordingly.

Senator Macklin, by leave, moved the following requests together: That the House of Representatives be requested to make the following amendments: Page 2, proposed new sub-sections 6 (3), (4) and (5), leave out the figures contained in each of the paragraphs of those sub-sections, insert the following figures: 6 (3) (a) 42.4%

(b) 38.1%

(c) 33.8%

(d) 29.5%

(e) 25%

6 (4) (a) 34.4%

(b) 32%

(c) 29.6%

(d) 27.2%

(e) 25%

6 (5) (a) 81.4%

(b) 67.3%

(c) 52.2%

(d) 39.1%

(e) 25%.

Debate ensued.

Question-That the requests be agreed to-put.

The Committee divided

AYES, 6

Senators- Chipp Evans, Jack Haines Macklin (Teller) Mason Vigor

NOES, 58

Senators- Archer Aulich Baume Black Bolkus Boswell Brownhill Carrick, Sir John Childs Coates Collard Colston Cook Cooney Crichton-Browne Crowley Devlin Durack Elstob Evans, Gareth Foreman Georges Giles Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Hamer Harradine Hearn Hill Jessop Jones Kilgariff Lajovic Lewis McClelland McIntosh McKiernan Maguire Messner Missen Parer Primmer Puplick Ray, Robert Reid Richardson Robertson Scott Sheil (Teller) Short Sibraa Tate Teague Townley Vanstone Walters Watson Withers Zakharov

Requests negatived accordingly.

Clause 2 agreed to.

Title agreed to.

Australian Dried Fruits Corporation Amendment Bill 1985 to be reported with an amendment.

Dried Sultana Production Underwriting Amendment Bill 1985 and Dried Vine Fruits Equalization Levy Amendment Bill 1985 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 Industry, Technology and Commerce (Senator Button) the Report from the Committee was adopted, and the Bills read a third time.