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26    Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Bill 2015

Order of the day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Human Services (Senator Payne)—That this bill be now read a second time— and on the amendment moved by Senator Whish-Wilson (see entry no. 7) .

Debate resumed.

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 10

Senators—

Di Natale

Madigan

Rice

Waters

Hanson-Young

McKim

Siewert (Teller)

Whish-Wilson

Ludlam

Rhiannon

 

 

 

NOES, 39

Senators—

Back

Fierravanti-Wells

Macdonald

Payne

Bilyk

Fifield

Marshall

Peris

Bullock

Gallacher

McAllister

Reynolds

Bushby

Gallagher

McEwen

Ruston

Cameron

Ketter

McGrath

Scullion

Canavan (Teller)

Lazarus

McLucas

Sinodinos

Cash

Leyonhjelm

Moore

Sterle

Dastyari

Lindgren

Muir

Wang

Day

Lines

Nash

Williams

Fawcett

Ludwig

O’Neill

 

 

 

Question negatived.

Main question put and passed.

Bill read a second time.

The Senate resolved itself into committee for the consideration of the bill.

 

 

 

In the committee

Bill, taken as a whole by leave, debated.

Senator Whish-Wilson moved the following amendment:

Clause 3, page 3 (lines 5 to 9), omit:

•        Regulations may confer privileges and immunities on:

         (a)      the Bank; and

         (b)      officers and employees of the Bank; and

          (c)      experts and consultants performing missions or services for the Bank.

Debate ensued.

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put and negatived.

Bill agreed to.

Bill to be reported without amendment.

 

 

 

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

On the motion of the Assistant Minister for Health (Senator Nash) the report from the committee was adopted and the bill read a third time.