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AUSTRALIAN TRADE COMMISSION BILL 1985
AUSTRALIAN TRADE COMMISSION (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) BILL 1985

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

Debate resumed.

Question-put.

The Senate divided

AYES, 36

Senators- Aulich Black Bolkus Button Childs Chipp Coates Colston Cook Cooney Crowley Devlin Elstob Evans Foreman Georges Gietzelt Giles Grimes Jones McIntosh (Teller) McKiernan Macklin Maguire Morris Ray, Robert Reynolds Richardson Robertson Ryan Sanders Sibraa Tate Vigor Walsh Zakharov

NOES, 31

Senators- Archer Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Bjelke-Petersen Brownhill Carrick, Sir John Collard Crichton-Browne Durack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Hamer Hill Jessop Kilgariff Knowles Lewis MacGibbon Messner Missen Parer Puplick Rae, Peter Reid (Teller) Sheil Short Teague Townley Vanstone Walters Watson Withers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

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, debated and agreed to.

Bills to be reported without amendment.

The Deputy-President resumed the Chair; and the Temporary Chairman of Committees (Senator Jones) 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.