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AUSTRALIAN BILL OF RIGHTS BILL 1985
HUMAN RIGHTS AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION BILL 1985
HUMAN RIGHTS AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION AMENDMENT BILL 1985
HUMAN RIGHTS AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) BILL 1985-
Messages from the House of Representatives

The following Messages from the House of Representatives were reported:

MR PRESIDENT,...Message No. 198

The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ""A Bill for an Act relating to the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all Australians and all people in Australia'', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate.

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

Canberra, 19 November 1985...Speaker

MR PRESIDENT,...Message No. 199

The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ""A Bill for an Act to establish the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, to make provision in relation to human rights and in relation to equal opportunity in employment, and for related purposes'', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate.

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

Canberra, 19 November 1985...Speaker

MR PRESIDENT,...Message No. 200

The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ""A Bill for an Act to amend the "Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1985', and for related purposes'', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate.

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

Canberra, 19 November 1985...Speaker

MR PRESIDENT,...Message No. 201

The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ""A Bill for an Act to repeal the "Human Rights Commission Act 1981' and to enact certain transitional provisions and make certain amendments in consequence of the enactment of the "Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1985' '', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate.

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

Canberra, 19 November 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 Sheil the debate was adjourned.

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