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AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF SPORT BILL 1986
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF SPORT (CONSEQUENTIAL PROVISIONS) BILL 1986

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce (Senator Button)-That these Bills be now read a second time-And on the amendment moved thereto by the Leader of the National Party of Australia in the Senate (Senator Collard), viz: Leave out all words after ""That'', insert ""the Senate is of the opinion that the Australian Institute of Sport Bill 1986 should not be proceeded with as it does nothing more than add to the burgeoning number of statutory authorities already in existence when the functions of the proposed Institute of Sport could well be performed by an existing body''.

Debate resumed.

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

The Senate divided

AYES, 27

Senators- Alston Archer Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Boswell Brownhill Carrick, Sir John Chaney Collard Durack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Hamer Kilgariff MacGibbon Messner Newman Parer Puplick Reid Sheil (Teller) Short Teague Townley Vanstone Walters Watson Withers

NOES, 35

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

Amendment negatived accordingly.

Main Question-put.

The Senate divided

AYES, 35

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

NOES, 27

Senators- Alston Archer Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Boswell Brownhill Carrick, Sir John Chaney Collard Durack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Hamer Kilgariff MacGibbon Messner Newman 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.

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.

AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF SPORT BILL 1986-

Clause 1 agreed to.

Clause 2 read-

On the motion of the Minister for Education (Senator Ryan) the following amendment was agreed to, viz:

Page 1, line 8, leave out ""1 July 1986'', insert ""a day to be fixed by Proclamation''.

Clause 2, as amended, agreed to.

Clauses 3 to 5, by leave, taken together and agreed to.

Clause 6 read-

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

Page 2, paragraph (1) (a), line 36, before ""development'', insert ""recognition and''.

Page 2, sub-paragraph (1) (a) (ii), line 40, after ""coaches'', insert "", umpires, referees or officials essential to the conduct of sport''.

Debate ensued.

Question-That the amendments be agreed to-put and negatived.

Clause 6 further debated and agreed to.

Clauses 7 to 10, by leave, taken together and agreed to.

Clause 11 read-

On the motion of Senator Vigor the following amendment was debated and agreed to, viz:

Page 4, after sub-clause (2), add the following new sub-clause:

""(3) A direction given under sub-section (1) shall be laid before each House of the Parliament within 15 sitting days of that House after the giving of the direction.''.

Clause 11, as amended, agreed to.

Clause 12 read-

Senator Vigor moved an amendment, viz:

Pages 4 and 5, line 37 (page 4) to line 8 (page 5), leave out the clause, insert the following clause:

""12. (1) The Board shall develop, prepare in written form, and revise in accordance with sub-section (2), a strategic plan setting out the manner in which it is proposed that the functions of the Institute will be performed.

""(2) The strategic plan prepared in accordance with this section shall be expressed to relate to a period of 3 years commencing on a day occurring within 12 months after the commencement of this Act, and shall be revised at the expiration of each period of 12 months occurring after that day so as to be expressed to relate to the period of 3 years occurring after each revision.

""(3) The functions of the Institute shall not be performed otherwise than in accordance with the strategic plan as in force from time to time.

""(4) The strategic plan, and each revision of the plan, prepared in accordance with this section shall be laid before each House of the Parliament within 15 sitting days of that House after the plan, or the revision, as the case may be, is approved by the Minister.''.

Debate ensued.

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

The Committee divided

AYES, 7

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

NOES, 55

Senators- Alston Archer Aulich Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Black Boswell Brownhill Carrick, Sir John Chaney 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 Ryan Sheil (Teller) Short Sibraa Tate Teague Townley Vanstone Walters Watson Withers Zakharov

Amendment negatived accordingly.

On the motion of Senator Collard the following amendment was agreed to, viz:

Page 5, after sub-clause (3), add the following new sub-clause:

""(4) Each strategic plan prepared in accordance with this section shall be laid before each House of the Parliament within 15 sitting days of that House after approval by the Minister of the plan.''.

Clause 12, as amended, agreed to.

Clause 13 debated and agreed to.

Clause 14 agreed to.

Clause 15 read-

Senator Vigor moved an amendment, viz:

Page 6, after sub-clause (6), insert the following new sub-clause:

""(6a) Appointments to the Board shall be such that the members of the Board consist, as far as is practicable, of equal numbers of men and women.''.

Debate ensued.

Senator Vigor moved-That the Chairman of Committees (Senator Hamer) report progress and ask leave to sit again.

Question-put.

The Committee divided

AYES, 35

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

NOES, 27

Senators- Alston Archer Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Boswell Brownhill Carrick, Sir John Chaney Collard Durack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Hamer Kilgariff (Teller) MacGibbon Messner Newman Parer Puplick Reid Sheil Short Teague Townley Vanstone Walters Watson Withers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

The Acting Deputy-President (Senator Jones) resumed the Chair; and Senator Hamer reported that the Committee had considered the Bill, made progress, and asked leave to sit again.

Debate ensued.

Ordered-That the Committee have leave to sit again at a later hour of the day.