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SALES TAX (EXEMPTIONS AND CLASSIFICATIONS) AMENDMENT BILL 1986
SALES TAX LAWS AMENDMENT BILL 1986
SALES TAX ACTS AMENDMENT BILL 1986

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 and passed.

Bills read a second time.

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

In the Committee

Ordered-That the Bills be considered separately.

SALES TAX (EXEMPTIONS AND CLASSIFICATIONS) AMENDMENT BILL 1986-

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

Senator Siddons moved an amendment, viz:

Page 2, sub-clause 5 (2), line 10, leave out the sub-clause.

Debate ensued.

Question-That the words proposed to be left out be left out-put.

The Committee divided

AYES, 8

Senators- Haines Macklin (Teller) Mason Powell Sanders Siddons Vanstone Vigor

NOES, 54

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

And so it was negatived.

Senator Siddons, by leave, moved the following amendments together, viz:

Page 3, Schedule, clauses 5 to 8, leave out the clauses.

Page 5, Schedule, clause 23, leave out the clause.

Debate ensued.

Question-That the amendments be agreed to-put.

The Committee divided

AYES, 8

Senators- Haines Harradine Macklin (Teller) Mason Powell Sanders Siddons Vigor

NOES, 55

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

Amendments negatived accordingly.

Senator Siddons moved an amendment, viz:

Pages 5 and 6, Schedule, clause 24, leave out all words after ""omitted''.

Debate ensued.

Question-That the words proposed to be left out be left out-put.

The Committee divided

AYES, 8

Senators- Haines Harradine Macklin (Teller) Mason Powell Sanders Siddons Vigor

NOES, 54

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

And so it was negatived.

Bill agreed to without amendment.

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Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

Senator Siddons, by leave, moved the following amendments together, viz:

Page 2, paragraph 4 (a), definition of ""Computer program'', lines 12 and 13, leave out the definition.

Pages 2 and 3, paragraph 4 (c), proposed new paragraph 3 (1) (e) of the definition of ""Manufacture'', line 38 (page 2) to line 3 (page 3), leave out the proposed paragraph.

Page 3, paragraph 4 (d), proposed definition of ""Material form'', line 13, leave out ""or a computer program,''.

Page 3, paragraph 4 (d), proposed definition of ""Material form'', lines 15 and 16, leave out ""or the computer program,''.

Page 3, paragraph 4 (f), proposed new sub-section 3 (1a), line 23, leave out "", or a computer program has,''.

Page 3, paragraph 4 (f), proposed new sub-section 3 (1a), line 27, leave out "", or a computer program,''.

Page 3, paragraph 4 (f), proposed new sub-section 3 (1a), lines 29 to 31, leave out "", or that computer program to be copied or reproduced or converted to another language, code or notation,''.

Page 3, paragraph 4 (f), proposed new sub-section 3 (1b), line 34, leave out ""or a computer program''.

Page 3, paragraph 4 (f), proposed new sub-section 3 (1b), line 37, leave out ""or that computer program''.

Page 3, paragraph 4 (f), proposed new sub-section 3 (1b), lines 38 and 39, leave out ""or that computer program is,''.

Page 5, clause 7, proposed new paragraph 18b (1) (a), lines 22 and 23, leave out "", or a computer program (in this section also referred to as the "embodied material') has,''.

Page 6, clause 7, proposed new sub-sub-paragraph 18b (1) (e) (ii) (b), lines 25 and 26, leave out "", or a computer program that has,''.

Page 7, clause 10, proposed new paragraph 4b (1) (a), lines 25 and 26, leave out "", or a computer program (in this section also referred to as the "embodied material') has,''.

Page 9, clause 14, proposed new paragraph 4b (1) (a), lines 6 and 7, leave out "", or a computer program (in this section also referred to as the "embodied material') has,''.

Page 10, clause 18, proposed new paragraph 4b (1) (a), lines 27 and 28, leave out "", or a computer program (in this section also referred to as the "embodied material') has,''.

Page 12, clause 22, proposed new paragraph 4a (1) (a), lines 6 and 7, leave out "", or a computer program (in this section also referred to as the "embodied material') has,''.

Page 13, clause 27, proposed new paragraph 4b (1) (a), lines 22 and 23, leave out "", or a computer program (in this section also referred to as the "embodied material') has,''.

Page 15, clause 31, proposed new paragraph 4b (1) (a), lines 6 and 7, leave out "", or a computer program (in this section also referred to as the "embodied material') has,''.

Page 16, clause 35, proposed new paragraph 4b (1) (a), lines 22 and 23, leave out "", or a computer program (in this section also referred to as the "embodied material') has,''.

Debate ensued.

And it being 10.30 p.m.: The Chairman of Committees (Senator Hamer), under Sessional Order, put the Question-That he do leave the Chair and report to the Senate.

Question-put and passed.

The President resumed the Chair; and Senator Hamer reported accordingly.