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BILLS-SENATE CONSIDERATION

Senator Macklin, pursuant to notice, moved-

(1) That, where a Bill is introduced by a Minister, or is received from the House of Representatives, after 30 May 1986, and a motion is moved for the second reading of the Bill, debate on that motion shall be taken to be adjourned upon the conclusion of the speech of the Senator moving the motion, and the resumption of the debate shall be made an Order of the Day for the first day of sitting in August 1986, without any Question being put.

(2) That this Order cease to have effect at the commencement of the first day of sitting in August 1986.

Debate ensued.

On the motion of the Manager of Government Business (Senator Grimes) the following amendment was debated and agreed to:

Paragraph 1, after ""That'' (first occurring), insert "", unless otherwise ordered''.

On the motion of the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Chaney) the following amendment was debated and agreed to:

After paragraph (1), insert

""(1a) That immediately after debate on a motion for the second reading of a Bill is adjourned in accordance with paragraph (1), or following the giving of notices on a subsequent day, a motion may be moved without notice to refer that Bill to a standing committee for inquiry and report by a day not later than the first day of sitting in August 1986.''.

Main Question, as amended, agreed to.