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WILD RIVERS (ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT) BILL 2011

Order of the day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of Senator Scullion—That this bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Reference to committee: Senator McLucas moved the following amendment:

 At the end of the motion, add "and the bill be referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 10 May 2011".

Debate ensued.

Senator Scullion moved the following amendment to Senator McLucas' proposed amendment:

 After "10 May 2011", add "and that in conducting its inquiry, the committee should only inquire into those provisions of the bill which have not been previously examined by the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee in its inquiry and report into the Wild Rivers (Environmental Management) Bill 2010 [No. 2]".

Question—That Senator Scullion's amendment to Senator McLucas' proposed amendment be agreed to—put and passed.


Question—That the amendment, as amended, be agreed to—put and passed.

Main question, as amended, put and passed.

Bill read a second time.