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TWENTY-FOUR BILLS-DECLARATION OF URGENCY AND ALLOTMENT OF TIMES-

Declaration of Urgency: The Manager of Government Business (Senator Evans), having declared the following Bills to be Urgent Bills-

Media Package

Broadcasting Amendment Bill 1986

Radio Licence Fees Amendment Bill 1987

Television Licence Fees Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1987

Broadcasting Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1987

Broadcasting (Ownership and Control) Bill 1987

Communications Legislation Amendment Bill 1987

May Statement Package

Social Security and Veterans' Entitlements Amendment Bill 1987

Sales Tax Laws Amendment Bill 1987

Customs and Excise Legislation Amendment Bill 1987

Customs Tariff (Commonwealth Authorities) Amendment Bill 1987

Health Legislation Amendment Bill 1987

Local Government (Financial Assistance) Amendment Bill 1987

Customs and Excise Package

Customs (Valuation) Amendment Bill 1987

Customs Tariff Amendment Bill 1987

Excise Tariff Amendment Bill 1987

Bounty and Subsidy Legislation Amendment Bill 1987

Customs Tariff Validation Bill 1987

Excise Tariff Validation Bill 1987

Customs Tariff (Uranium Concentrate Export Duty) Amendment Bill 1987

Crime Package

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Bill 1987

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Consequential Amendments) Bill 1987

Proceeds of Crime Bill 1987

Proceeds of Crime (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 1987

Miscellaneous Urgent Bills (Additional Item)

Defence Legislation Amendment Bill 1987

moved-That these Bills be considered Urgent Bills.

Question put.

The Senate divided

AYES, 38

Senators- Aulich Bjelke-Petersen Black Bolkus Boswell Brownhill Childs Coates Coleman Collard Colston Cook Cooney Crowley Devlin Elstob Evans Foreman Georges Gietzelt Giles Jones McKiernan Maguire Morris Ray Reynolds Richardson Robertson (Teller) Ryan Sheil Sibraa Siddons Tate Vallentine Walsh West Zakharov

NOES, 32

Senators- Alston Archer Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Carrick, Sir John Chaney Crichton-Browne Durack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Haines Hamer Harradine Hill Jessop Kilgariff Knowles Lewis MacGibbon Macklin Messner Newman Parer Powell Puplick Sanders Short Teague (Teller) Townley Vigor Walters Watson Withers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Allotment of times: Senator Evans moved-That the times allotted for the consideration of the Bills be as follows and that the Bills be considered together in the groupings listed:

Media Package

Broadcasting Amendment Bill 1986

Radio Licence Fees Amendment Bill 1987

Television Licence Fees Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1987

Broadcasting Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1987

Broadcasting (Ownership and Control) Bill 1987

Communications Legislation Amendment Bill 1987

For second

reading stage-

4 hrs

For the

Committee

stage-

55 mins

For the

remaining

stages-

5 mins

May Statement Package

Social Security and Veterans' Entitlements Amendment Bill 1987

Sales Tax Laws Amendment Bill 1987

Customs and Excise Legislation Amendment Bill 1987

Customs Tariff (Commonwealth Authorities) Amendment Bill 1987

Health Legislation Amendment Bill 1987

Local Government (Financial Assistance) Amendment Bill 1987

For second

reading stage-

4 1/2 hrs

For the

Committee

stage-

25 mins

For the

remaining

stages-

5 mins

Customs and Excise Package

Customs (Valuation) Amendment Bill 1987

Customs Tariff Amendment Bill 1987

Excise Tariff Amendment Bill 1987

Bounty and Subsidy Legislation Amendment Bill 1987

Customs Tariff Validation Bill 1987

Excise Tariff Validation Bill 1987

Customs Tariff (Uranium Concentrate Export Duty) Amendment Bill 1987

For all stages-

2 hrs

Crime Package

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Bill 1987

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Consequential Amendments) Bill 1987

Proceeds of Crime Bill 1987

Proceeds of Crime (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 1987

For all stages-

4 hrs

Miscellaneous Urgent Bills (Additional Item)

Defence Legislation Amendment Bill 1987

To be included in time allotted on 28 May 1987 for other Miscellaneous Urgent Bills-

2 hrs

Closure: Senator Evans moved-That the Question be now put.

Question-That the Question be now put-put.

The Senate divided

AYES, 38

Senators- Aulich Bjelke-Petersen Black Bolkus Boswell Brownhill Childs Coates Coleman Collard Colston Cook Cooney Crowley Devlin Elstob Evans Foreman Georges Gietzelt Giles Jones (Teller) McIntosh McKiernan Maguire Morris Ray Reynolds Richardson Ryan Sheil Sibraa Siddons Tate Vallentine Walsh West Zakharov

NOES, 31

Senators- Alston Archer Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Carrick, Sir John Crichton-Browne Durack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Haines Hamer Harradine Hill Jessop Kilgariff Knowles Lewis MacGibbon Macklin Messner Newman Parer Powell Puplick Sanders Short Teague (Teller) Townley Vigor Walters Watson Withers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Question-That the allotment of times and the consideration of the Bills together in the groupings listed be agreed to-put accordingly and passed.