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BROADCASTING AND TELEVISION AMENDMENT BILL 1985 BROADCASTING AND TELEVISION (CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) BILL 1985BROADCASTING STATIONS LICENCE FEES AMENDMENT BILL 1985TELEVISION STATIONS LICENCE FEES AMENDMENT BILL 1985

- Messages from the House of Representatives: The following Messages from the House of Representatives were reported: MR PRESIDENT, Message No. 140 The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ''A Bill for an Act to amend the 'Broadcasting and Television Act 1942' and for related purposes'', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate. House of Representatives, H. A. JENKINS, Canberra, 28 May 1985 Speaker MR PRESIDENT, Message No. 141 The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ''A Bill for an Act to make certain amendments in consequence of the enactment of the 'Broadcasting and Television Amendment Act 1985' '', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate. House of Representatives, H. A. JENKINS, Canberra, 28 May 1985 Speaker MR PRESIDENT, Message No. 131 The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ''A Bill for an Act to amend the 'Broadcasting Stations Licence Fees Act 1964' '', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate. House of Representatives, H. A. JENKINS, Canberra, 23 May 1985 Speaker MR PRESIDENT, Message No. 132 The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ''A Bill for an Act to amend the 'Television Stations Licence Fees Act 1964' '', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate. House of Representatives, H. A. JENKINS, Canberra, 23 May 1985 Speaker Suspension of Standing Orders to deal with Bills together: The Minister for Community Services (Senator Grimes) 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 all or several of the Bills being put in one motion at each stage, and the consideration of all or several of such Bills together in Committee of the Whole, and as would prevent the reading of the short titles only on every order for the reading of the Bills.

Question-put and passed.

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

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

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

On the motion of Senator Kilgariff the debate was adjourned.

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