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CRIMINOLOGY RESEARCH AMENDMENT BILL 1986

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 the Minister for Resources and Energy (Senator Evans) the following amendment was debated and agreed to, viz: Page 9, after clause 29, add the following new clause:

Saving of existing appointments

""30. A person who, immediately before the commencement of this Act, held office-

(a) as a member of the Board of Management of the Australian Institute of Criminology appointed by the Attorney-General under paragraph 9 (1) (a) of the Principal Act;

(b) as a member of that Board appointed by the Criminology Research Council under paragraph 9 (1) (b) of the Principal Act; or

(c) as a member of the Criminology Research Council appointed by the Attorney-General under sub-section 35 (3) of the Principal Act,

shall continue to hold that office, subject to the Principal Act as amended by this Act, as if the person had been duly appointed-

(d) in the case of a person referred to in paragraph (a) of this section-by the Attorney-General under paragraph 9 (1) (b) of the Principal Act as so amended;

(e) in the case of a person referred to in paragraph (b) of this section-by the Council under paragraph 9 (1) (c) of the Principal Act as so amended; or

(f) in the case of a person referred to in paragraph (c) of this section-by the Attorney-General under sub-section 35 (3) of the Principal Act as so amended.''.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.

Bill to be reported with an amendment.

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

On the motion of Senator Evans the Report from the Committee was adopted, and the Bill read a third time.