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APPROPRIATION BILL (NO. 2) 1985-86

-Message from the House of Representatives: The following Message from the House of Representatives was reported:

MR PRESIDENT,...Message No. 184

The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ""A Bill for an Act to appropriate a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for certain expenditure in respect of the year ending on 30 June 1986'', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate.

House of Representatives,...H. A. JENKINS,

Canberra, 17 October 1985...Speaker

Ordered-That the Bill may be taken through all its stages without delay.

On the motion of the Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce (Senator Button) the Bill was read a first time.

Senator Button moved-That this Bill be now read a second time.

On the motion of the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Chaney) the debate was adjourned.

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