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CUSTOMS TARIFF (STAND-BY DUTY) BILL 1985

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Veterans' Affairs (Senator Gietzelt)-That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Question-put.

The Senate divided

AYES, 34

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

NOES, 28

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

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Bill read a second time.

The Senate, according to Order, resolved itself into Committee for the consideration of the Bill.

In the Committee

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole and agreed to.

Bill to be reported without requests.

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

On the motion of the Minister for Resources and Energy (Senator Evans) the Report from the Committee was adopted, and the Bill read a third time.