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28    Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Measures) Bill 2015

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

Debate resumed.

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.

 

 

 

Explanatory memorandum : The Minister for Communications (Senator Fifield) tabled a supplementary explanatory memorandum relating to the government amendment to be moved to the bill.

 

 

 

On the motion of Senator Fifield the following amendment was agreed to:

Clause  2 , page 2 (table items 2 and 3), omit the table items, substitute:

2.  Schedule 1

The first 1 January or 1 July to occur on or after the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 2

The first 1 July to occur on or after the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Bill, as amended, agreed to.

Bill to be reported with an amendment.

 

 

 

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

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