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COMMONWEALTH TERTIARY EDUCATION COMMISSION AMENDMENT BILL 1985

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Community Services (Senator Grimes)-That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Question-put and passed.

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.

On the motion of Senator Macklin the following amendments were, by leave, taken together, debated and agreed to:

Page 5, clause 15, proposed new sub-section 21A (1), at end of sub-section, add the following words ""or as the Council determines''.

Page 7, clause 20, proposed new sub-section 24A (1), at end of sub-section, add the following words ""or as the Council determines''.

Page 9, clause 25, proposed new sub-section 27A (1), at end of sub-section, add the following words ""or as the Council determines''.

Senator Macklin, by leave, moved the following further amendments together:

Page 6, clause 15, proposed new sub-section 21A (3), at end of sub-section, add the following words ""except where the Council considers such recommendations to be necessary for the purposes of the report''.

Page 7, clause 20, proposed new sub-section 24A (3), at end of sub-section, add the following words ""except where the Council considers such recommendations to be necessary for the purposes of the report''.

Page 9, clause 25, proposed new sub-section 27A (3), at end of sub-section, add the following words ""except where the Council considers such recommendations to be necessary for the purposes of the report''.

Debate ensued.

Question-That the amendments be agreed to-put.

The Committee divided-

AYES, 7

Senators- Chipp Haines Macklin (Teller) Mason Sanders Siddons Vigor

NOES, 59

Senators- Archer Aulich Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Bjelke-Petersen Black Bolkus Boswell Brownhill Carrick, Sir John Childs Coates Collard Colston Cook Cooney Crichton-Browne Crowley Devlin Durack Elstob Evans Foreman Georges Gietzelt Giles Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Hamer Jessop Jones Kilgariff Lewis MacGibbon McIntosh McKiernan Maguire Messner Missen Morris Parer Puplick Ray Reid (Teller) Reynolds Richardson Robertson Ryan Sheil Short Sibraa Tate Teague Townley Vanstone Walsh Walters Watson Withers Zakharov

Amendments negatived accordingly.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.

Bill to be reported with amendments.

The Acting Deputy-President (Senator Elstob) resumed the Chair; and the Chairman of Committees (Senator Hamer) reported accordingly.

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

And it being 2 p.m.-