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16    Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015

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

 

 

 

In the committee

Consideration resumed of the bill.

Bill further debated.

Senator Leyonhjelm moved the following amendment:

Schedule 1, page 18 (after line 27), after item 7, insert:

7A  After section 53

Insert:

53A   Sunset provision

     (1)   Sections 33AA, 35, 35AA, 35AB, 35A, 35B and 36A cease to have effect at the end of 10 years after this section commences.

     (2)   The regulation s may prescribe matters of a transitional nature (including prescribing any saving or application provisions) arising out of the provisions mentioned in subsection (1) ceasing to have effect in accordance with that subsection.

Debate ensued.

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.

The committee divided—

AYES, 16

Senators—

Day

Leyonhjelm (Teller)

Muir

Simms

Di Natale

Ludlam

Rhiannon

Wang

Hanson-Young

Madigan

Rice

Whish-Wilson

Lazarus

McKim

Siewert

Xenophon

 

 

NOES, 29

Senators—

Back

Edwards

Macdonald

Ronaldson

Bernardi

Fawcett

Marshall

Ruston

Brandis

Gallagher

McEwen (Teller)

Singh

Brown

Heffernan

McKenzie

Smith

Bullock

Johnston

Moore

Urquhart

Bushby

Lindgren

Peris

Williams

Canavan

Lines

Reynolds

Wong

Collins

 

 

 

Question negatived.

Senator Leyonhjelm moved the following amendment:

Schedule 1, item 8, page 19 (lines 21 to 26), omit paragraph (4)(b), substitute:

                              (b)  does not apply in relation to:

                                                  (i)   a conviction of a person before the commencement of this item; or

                                                 (ii)   a conviction of a person on or after the commencement of this item in relation to an act or thing that was done wholly before the commencement of this item.

Debate ensued.

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.

The committee divided—

AYES, 14

Senators—

Day

Ludlam

Rhiannon

Simms

Di Natale

Madigan

Rice

Wang

Hanson-Young

McKim

Siewert

Whish-Wilson

Leyonhjelm (Teller)

Muir

 

NOES, 39

Senators—

Back

Collins

Lazarus

Polley

Bernardi

Dastyari

Lindgren

Reynolds

Bilyk

Edwards

Lines

Ruston

Brandis

Fawcett

Ludwig

Singh

Brown

Fierravanti-Wells

Marshall

Smith

Bullock

Fifield

McAllister

Sterle

Bushby

Gallacher

McEwen (Teller)

Urquhart

Cameron

Gallagher

McKenzie

Williams

Canavan

Heffernan

Moore

Wong

Cash

Johnston

Peris

 

 

 

Question negatived.

Bill further debated and 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 Attorney-General (Senator Brandis) the report from the committee was adopted.

Senator Brandis moved—That this bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 43

Senators—

Back

Dastyari

Lindgren

Reynolds

Bernardi

Day

Lines

Ronaldson

Bilyk

Edwards

Ludwig

Ruston

Brandis

Fawcett

Macdonald

Singh

Bullock

Fierravanti-Wells

Marshall

Smith (Teller)

Bushby

Fifield

McAllister

Sterle

Cameron

Gallacher

McEwen

Urquhart

Canavan

Gallagher

McKenzie

Wang

Colbeck

Heffernan

Moore

Williams

Collins

Johnston

Peris

Wong

Conroy

Lazarus

Polley

 

 

 

NOES, 13

Senators—

Di Natale

Madigan

Rhiannon

Simms

Hanson-Young

McKim

Rice

Whish-Wilson

Leyonhjelm

Muir

Siewert (Teller)

Xenophon

Ludlam

 

 

 

Question agreed to.

Bill read a third time.