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-Message from the House of Representatives: The following Message from the House of Representatives was reported:

MR PRESIDENT,...Message No. 417

The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ""A Bill for an Act to appropriate a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for certain expenditure in respect of the year ending on 30 June 1987, and for related purposes'', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate.

House of Representatives,...JOAN CHILD,

Canberra, 20 October 1986...Speaker

Ordered-That the Bill may be taken through all its stages without delay.

On the motion of the Minister for Finance (Senator Walsh) the Bill was read a first time.

Senator Walsh moved-That this Bill be now read a second time.

On the motion of Senator Messner the debate was adjourned.

Ordered-That the resumption of the debate be an Order of the Day for the next day of sitting.