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THIRTY-SIX BILLS-DECLARATION OF URGENCY AND ALLOTMENT OF TIMES

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

Constitution Alteration (Rights and Freedoms) 1988

Constitution Alteration (Fair Elections) 1988

Constitution Alteration (Parliamentary Terms) 1988

Constitution Alteration (Local Government) 1988

Aviation Fuel Revenues (Special Appropriation) Bill 1988

Migration Amendment Bill 1988

Departure Tax Amendment Bill 1988

Departure Tax Collection Amendment Bill 1988

Commonwealth Authorities Legislation (Pay-roll Tax) Amendment Bill 1988

Primary Industries (Recovery of Levy Collection Expenses) Bill 1988

National Health Amendment Bill 1988

Local Government (Financial Assistance) Amendment Bill 1988

Fertilisers Subsidy Amendment Bill 1988

Customs Tariff (Rate Alteration) Bill 1988

Civil Aviation Bill 1988

Social Security Amendment Bill 1988

Community Services and Health Legislation Amendment Bill 1988

States Grants (Schools Assistance) Amendment Bill 1988

States Grants (Tertiary Education Assistance) Amendment Bill 1988

Employment, Education and Training Bill 1988

Commonwealth Employees' Rehabilitation and Compensation Bill 1988

United States Naval Communication Station (Civilian Employees) Bill 1988

Customs Tariff Amendment Bill 1988

Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1988

Anti-Dumping Authority Bill 1988

Customs Legislation (Anti-Dumping Amendments) Bill 1988

Customs Tariff (Anti-Dumping) Amendment Bill 1988

Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1988

Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 1988

Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1988

Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Amendment Bill 1988

Research and Development Legislation Amendment Bill 1988

Superannuation Benefit (Interim Arrangement) Bill 1988

Defence (Superannuation Interim Arrangement) Amendment Bill 1988

Audit Amendment Bill 1988

Australian Film Commission Amendment Bill 1988

moved-That these Bills be considered Urgent Bills.

Proposed suspension of Standing Orders: The Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Chaney), pursuant to contingent notice, moved-That so much of Standing Order 407b be suspended as would prevent debate taking place on the motion.

Closure: Senator Evans moved-That the Question (Senator Chaney's proposed motion be now put.

Question-That the Question be now put-put and negatived.

Debate ensued.

Closure: Senator Evans moved-That the Question (Senator Chaney's proposed motion) be now put.

Question-That the Question be now put-put.

The Senate divided

AYES, 38

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

NOES, 34

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

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Question-That Senator Chaney's motion be agreed to-put accordingly and negatived.

Question-That these Bills be considered Urgent Bills-put.

The Senate divided

AYES, 38

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

NOES, 34

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

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:

WEDNESDAY, 1 JUNE 1988

Constitution Alteration (Rights and Freedoms) 1988

Constitution Alteration (Fair Elections) 1988

Constitution Alteration (Parliamentary Terms) 1988

Constitution Alteration (Local Government) 1988

Remaining stages up to and including adoption of reports from Committees and fixing time for third reading-12.30 p.m.

Third Readings commencing, and Questions to be put, immediately after the Call of the Senate

Aviation Fuel Revenues (Special Appropriation) Bill 1988

Migration Amendment Bill 1988

Departure Tax Amendment Bill 1988

Departure Tax Collection Amendment Bill 1988

Commonwealth Authorities Legislation (Pay-roll Tax) Amendment Bill 1988

Primary Industries (Recovery of Levy Collection Expenses) Bill 1988

National Health Amendment Bill 1988

Local Government (Financial Assistance) Amendment Bill 1988

Fertilisers Subsidy Amendment Bill 1988

Customs Tariff (Rate Alteration) Bill 1988

Commencing no later than 3.05 p.m. or immediately upon conclusion of consideration of the Constitution Alteration Bills, whichever is the later-Remaining stages to 7 p.m.

Civil Aviation Bill 1988

Remaining stages to 8 p.m.

THURSDAY, 2 JUNE 1988

Commencing no later than 10.10 a.m. and, after Question Time, re-commencing no later than 3.05 p.m.

Social Security Amendment Bill 1988

1 hour

Community Services and Health Legislation Amendment Bill 1988

1 1/2 hours

States Grants (Schools Assistance) Amendment Bill 1988

States Grants (Tertiary Education Assistance) Amendment Bill 1988

1 1/2 hours

Employment, Education and Training Bill 1988

Commonwealth Employees' Rehabilitation and Compensation Bill 1988

United States Naval Communication Station (Civilian Employees) Bill 1988

1 1/2 hours

Customs Tariff Amendment Bill 1988

Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1988

Anti-Dumping Authority Bill 1988

1 1/2 hours

Customs Legislation (Anti-Dumping Amendments) Bill 1988

Customs Tariff (Anti-Dumping) Amendment Bill 1988

1 1/2 hours

Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1988

1 hour

Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 1988

Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1988

30 minutes

Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Amendment Bill 1988

30 minutes

Research and Development Legislation Amendment Bill 1988

30 minutes

Superannuation Benefit (Interim Arrangement) Bill 1988

Defence (Superannuation Interim Arrangement) Amendment Bill 1988.

1 hour

Audit Amendment Bill 1988

30 minutes

Australian Film Commission Amendment Bill 1988.

30 minutes

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

Question-That the Question be now put-put and passed.

Question-That the times allotted for the consideration of the Bills be agreed to-put accordingly and passed.