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EXCISE TARIFF AMENDMENT BILL 1985 CUSTOMS TARIFF AMENDMENT BILL 1985

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

Debate resumed.

Ordered-That the Question for the second reading of the Bills be put separately.

EXCISE TARIFF AMENDMENT BILL 1985- Question-That this Bill be now read a second time-put and passed.

CUSTOMS TARIFF AMENDMENT BILL 1985- Question-That this Bill be now read a second time-put.

Senator Durack moved an amendment, viz: Leave out all words after ''That'', insert ''the Bill be referred to the Standing Committee on Industry and Trade for report by that Committee on the designation of colour television sets under reference no. 85.15.11 of Schedule 3 of the Customs Tariff Act 1982 as proposed to be amended by the Bill''.

Debate ensued.

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

The Senate divided

AYES, 30

Senators- Archer Baume Bjelke-Petersen Boswell Brownhill Carrick, Sir John Chaney Collard Durack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Hamer Hill Kilgariff Lajovic Lewis MacGibbon Messner Missen Parer Puplick Rae, Peter Reid Scott Sheil (Teller) Short Townley Vanstone Walters Watson Withers

NOES, 37

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 McKiernan Macklin Maguire Primmer Ray, Robert Reynolds Richardson Robertson (Teller) Ryan Sibraa Tate Vigor Walsh Zakharov

Amendment negatived accordingly.

Question-That this Bill be now read a second time-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 and agreed to.

Bills to be reported without requests.

The Acting Deputy-President (Senator Townley) 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.