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28    Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Fees Imposition Bill 2015

Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land Bill 2015

Order of the day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Communications (Senator Fifield)—That these bills be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

The question for the second reading was divided at the request of the Minister for Indigenous Affairs (Senator Scullion)—

On the motion of Senator Scullion the debate on the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 was adjourned and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next day of sitting.

Question—That the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Fees Imposition Bill 2015 and the Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land Bill 2015 be now read a second time—put and passed.

Bills read a second time.

No amendments to the bills were circulated and no senator required that they be considered in committee.

On the motion of Senator Scullion the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Fees Imposition Bill 2015 and the Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land Bill 2015 were read a third time.