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CONSERVATION LEGISLATION AMENDMENT BILL 1988

The Senate, according to Order, resolved itself into Committee for the further consideration of the Bill.

In the Committee

Clause 1 agreed to.

Clause 2 agreed to.

Clause 3 debated and agreed to.

Clause 4 agreed to.

Clause 5 debated.

Declaration of Urgency: The Manager of Government Business (Senator Evans), having declared the Conservation Legislation Amendment Bill 1988 to be an Urgent Bill, moved-That this Bill be considered an Urgent Bill.

Question put.

The Committee divided

AYES, 37

Senators- Aulich Beahan Black Bolkus Burns Button Childs Coates Collins Colston Cooney Coulter Crowley Devereux Devlin Evans Foreman Gietzelt Giles Jenkins Jones McKiernan McLean McMullan Macklin Maguire (Teller) Morris Powell Ray Reynolds Richardson Sanders Schacht Tate Vallentine Walsh Zakharov

NOES, 32

Senators- Alston Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Bishop Bjelke-Petersen Boswell Brownhill Calvert Chaney Chapman Crichton-Browne Durack Hamer Harradine Knowles (Teller) Lewis MacGibbon Messner Newman Panizza Parer Patterson Puplick Reid Sheil Short Stone Tambling Teague Vanstone Walters Watson

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Allotment of time: Senator Evans moved-That the time allotted for consideration of the remaining stages of the Bill be till 12.45 p.m. this day.

Proposed suspension of Standing Orders: Senator Puplick, at the request of the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Chaney) and pursuant to contingent notice, moved-That so much of Standing Order 407b be suspended as would prevent the motion being debated without limitation of time and each Senator speaking for the time allocated by Sessional Orders.

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

Question-That the Question be now put-put.

The Committee divided

AYES, 39

Senators- Aulich Beahan Black Bolkus Burns Button Childs Coates Collins Colston Cook Cooney Coulter Crowley Devereux Devlin Evans Foreman Gietzelt Giles Jenkins Jones McKiernan McLean McMullan Macklin Maguire (Teller) Morris Powell Ray Reynolds Richardson Sanders Schacht Tate Vallentine Walsh Wood Zakharov

NOES, 33

Senators- Alston Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Bishop Bjelke-Petersen Boswell Brownhill Calvert Chaney Chapman Crichton-Browne Durack Hamer Harradine Knowles Lewis MacGibbon McGauran Messner Newman Panizza Parer Patterson Puplick Reid (Teller) Sheil Short Stone Tambling Teague Vanstone Walters Watson

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Question-That Senator Puplick's motion be agreed to-put accordingly.

The Committee divided

AYES, 33

Senators- Alston Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Bishop Bjelke-Petersen Boswell Brownhill Calvert Chaney Chapman Crichton-Browne Durack Hamer Harradine Knowles Lewis MacGibbon McGauran Messner Newman Panizza Parer Patterson Puplick Reid (Teller) Sheil Short Stone Tambling Teague Vanstone Walters Watson

NOES, 38

Senators- Aulich Beahan Black Bolkus Burns Button Childs Coates Collins Colston Cook Cooney Coulter Crowley Devereux Devlin Evans Foreman Gietzelt Giles Jenkins Jones McKiernan McLean McMullan Macklin Maguire (Teller) Morris Powell Ray Reynolds Richardson Sanders Schacht Tate Walsh Wood Zakharov

And so it was negatived.

Closure: Senator Evans moved-That the Question (for the allotment of time) be now put.

Question-That the Question be now put-put.

The Committee divided

AYES, 39

Senators- Aulich Beahan Black Bolkus Burns Button Childs Coates Collins Colston Cook Cooney Coulter Crowley Devereux Devlin Evans Foreman Gietzelt Giles Jenkins Jones (Teller) McKiernan McLean McMullan Macklin Maguire Morris Powell Ray Reynolds Richardson Sanders Schacht Tate Vallentine Walsh Wood Zakharov

NOES, 32

Senators- Alston Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Bishop Bjelke-Petersen Boswell Brownhill Calvert Chaney Chapman Crichton-Browne Durack Hamer Harradine Knowles Lewis MacGibbon McGauran Messner Newman Panizza Parer Patterson Puplick Reid Sheil Short Stone Tambling (Teller) Teague Walters Watson

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Question-That the time allotted for the consideration of the remaining stages of the Bill be agreed to-put accordingly and passed.

Clause 5 further debated and agreed to.

Clause 6 debated and agreed to.

Clause 7 debated and agreed to.

Clauses 8 and 9, by leave, taken together, debated and agreed to.

Clauses 10 and 11, by leave, taken together and debated.

Limitation of debate: And the time allotted for the consideration of the remaining stages of the Bill having expired at 12.45 p.m.-

Proposed suspension of Standing Orders: Senator Puplick, at the request of Senator Chaney and pursuant to contingent notice, moved-That so much of Standing Order 407B be suspended as would prevent further consideration of the Bill without limitation of time.

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

Question-That the Question be now put-put.

The Committee divided

AYES, 38

Senators- Aulich Beahan Black Bolkus Burns Childs Coates Collins Colston Cook Cooney Coulter Crowley Devereux Devlin Evans Foreman Gietzelt Giles Jenkins Jones McKiernan (Teller) McLean McMullan Macklin Maguire Morris Powell Ray Reynolds Richardson Sanders Schacht Tate Vallentine Walsh Wood Zakharov

NOES, 33

Senators- Alston Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Bishop Bjelke-Petersen Boswell Brownhill Calvert Chaney Chapman Crichton-Browne Durack Hamer Harradine Knowles Lewis MacGibbon McGauran Messner Newman Panizza Parer Patterson Puplick Reid (Teller) Sheil Short Stone Tambling Teague Vanstone Walters Watson

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Question-That Senator Puplick's motion be agreed to-put accordingly.

The Committee divided

AYES, 33

Senators- Alston Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Bishop Bjelke-Petersen Boswell Brownhill Calvert Chaney Chapman Crichton-Browne Durack Hamer Harradine Knowles Lewis MacGibbon McGauran Messner Newman Panizza Parer Patterson Puplick Reid (Teller) Sheil Short Stone Tambling Teague Vanstone Walters Watson

NOES, 38

Senators- Aulich Beahan Black Bolkus Burns Childs Coates Collins Colston Cook Cooney Coulter Crowley Devereux Devlin Evans Foreman Gietzelt Giles Jenkins Jones McKiernan (Teller) McLean McMullan Macklin Maguire Morris Powell Ray Reynolds Richardson Sanders Schacht Tate Vallentine Walsh Wood Zakharov

And so it was negatived.

Question-That clauses 10 and 11 and the remainder of the Bill be agreed to and that the Bill be reported-put.

The Committee divided

AYES, 38

Senators- Aulich Beahan Black Bolkus Burns Childs Coates Collins Colston Cook Cooney Coulter Crowley Devereux Devlin Evans Foreman Gietzelt Giles Jenkins Jones McKiernan (Teller) McLean McMullan Macklin Maguire Morris Powell Ray Reynolds Richardson Sanders Schacht Tate Vallentine Walsh Wood Zakharov

NOES, 33

Senators- Alston Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Bishop Bjelke-Petersen Boswell Brownhill Calvert Chaney Chapman Crichton-Browne Durack Hamer Harradine Knowles (Teller) Lewis MacGibbon McGauran Messner Newman Panizza Parer Patterson Puplick Reid Sheil Short Stone Tambling Teague Vanstone Walters Watson

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Bill to be reported without amendment, together with a Resolution, agreed to in Committee, under Standing Order 407B-That the time allotted for the remaining stages of the Bill be till 12.45 p.m. this day.

The Deputy-President (Senator Hamer) resumed the Chair; and the Temporary Chairman of Committees (Senator Morris) reported accordingly.

Senator Evans moved-That the Report from the Committee be adopted.

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 Beahan Black Bolkus Burns Childs Coates Collins Colston Cook Cooney Coulter Crowley Devereux Devlin Evans Foreman Gietzelt Giles Jenkins Jones McKiernan (Teller) McLean McMullan Macklin Maguire Morris Powell Ray Reynolds Richardson Sanders Schacht Tate Vallentine Walsh Wood Zakharov

NOES, 33

Senators- Alston Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Bishop Bjelke-Petersen Boswell Brownhill Calvert Chaney Chapman Crichton-Browne Durack Hamer Harradine Knowles (Teller) Lewis MacGibbon McGauran Messner Newman Panizza Parer Patterson Puplick Reid Sheil Short Stone Tambling Teague Vanstone Walters Watson

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Question-That the Report from the Committee be adopted-put accordingly.

The Senate divided

AYES, 38

Senators- Aulich Beahan Black Bolkus Burns Childs Coates Collins Colston Cook Cooney Coulter Crowley Devereux Devlin Evans Foreman Gietzelt Giles Jenkins Jones McKiernan (Teller) McLean McMullan Macklin Maguire Morris Powell Ray Reynolds Richardson Sanders Schacht Tate Vallentine Walsh Wood Zakharov

NOES, 32

Senators- Alston Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Bishop Bjelke-Petersen Boswell Brownhill Calvert Chaney Chapman Crichton-Browne Durack Hamer Knowles (Teller) Lewis MacGibbon McGauran Messner Newman Panizza Parer Patterson Puplick Reid Sheil Short Stone Tambling Teague Vanstone Walters Watson

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Limitation of debate: And the time allotted for the remaining stages of the Bill having expired-

Question-That this Bill be now read a third time-put.

The Senate divided

AYES, 38

Senators- Aulich Beahan Black Bolkus Burns Childs Coates Collins Colston Cook Cooney Coulter Crowley Devereux Devlin Evans Foreman Gietzelt Giles Jenkins Jones McKiernan (Teller) McLean McMullan Macklin Maguire Morris Powell Ray Reynolds Richardson Sanders Schacht Tate Vallentine Walsh Wood Zakharov

NOES, 33

Senators- Alston Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Bishop Bjelke-Petersen Boswell Brownhill Calvert Chaney Chapman Crichton-Browne Durack Hamer Harradine Knowles (Teller) Lewis MacGibbon McGauran Messner Newman Panizza Parer Patterson Puplick Reid Sheil Short Stone Tambling Teague Vanstone Walters Watson

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Bill read a third time.

And it being after 12.45 p.m.