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AUSTRALIA CARD BILL 1986

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

MR PRESIDENT,...Message No. 441

The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ""A Bill for an Act to provide for a national identification system involving the issue of a card to be known as the Australia Card'', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate.

House of Representatives,...JOAN CHILD,

Canberra, 14 November 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 Sheil the debate was adjourned.

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