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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
AUSTRALIAN BILL OF RIGHTS BILL 1985

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

Debate resumed.

Previous Question: Senator Harradine, pursuant to Standing Order 152, moved-That this Question be not now put.

Debate ensued.

Question-That this Question be not now put-put and negatived.

Question-That these Bills be now read a second time-put accordingly.

The Senate divided

AYES, 38

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

NOES, 30

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

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Bills read a second time.

Ordered-That consideration of the Bills in Committee of the Whole be an Order of the Day for the next day of sitting.

And it being after 7 p.m.-