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34    Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (2015 Budget Measures) Bill 2015

Order of the day read for the consideration of the bill in committee of the whole.




In the committee

Bill taken as a whole by leave.




Explanatory memorandum : The Minister for Defence (Senator Payne) tabled a supplementary explanatory memorandum relating to the government amendments to be moved to the bill.




Bill debated.

On the motion of Senator Payne the following amendments, taken together by leave, were agreed to:

Title, page 1 (lines 2 and 3), omit “ , military rehabilitation and compensation ”.

Clause 2, page 2 (table item 3), omit the table item.

Question—That the bill, as amended, be agreed to—divided, at the request of Senator Payne, in respect of Schedule 2.

Question—That Schedule 2 stand as printed—put and negatived.

Bill, as amended, debated and agreed to.

Bill to be reported with amendments and an amendment to the title.




The Acting Deputy President (Senator Williams) resumed the chair and the Temporary Chair of Committees reported accordingly.

On the motion of Senator Payne the report from the committee was adopted and the bill read a third time.