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      7   Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Close of Rolls and Other Measures) Bill 2010

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the question—That the bill be now read a second time—

Debate resumed.

Question—put and passed—bill read a second time.

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.


Mr Byrne (Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister) presented a supplementary explanatory memorandum to the bill.

On the motion of Mr Byrne, by leave, Government amendments (1) and (2) were made together.

Question—That the bill, as amended, be agreed to—put.


The House divided (the Deputy Speaker, Mr Scott, in the Chair)—

AYES, 68

Mr Adams

Mrs D’Ath

Mr Hayes*

Mr Raguse

Mr Albanese

Mr Debus

Mrs Irwin

Ms Rea

Mr Bevis

Mr Dreyfus

Ms Jackson

Mr Ripoll

Mr Bidgood

Mrs Elliot

Mr Kerr

Ms Rishworth

Ms Bird

Ms A. L. Ellis

Ms King

Ms Saffin

Mr Bowen

Mr L. D. T. Ferguson

Ms Livermore

Mr Shorten

Mr Bradbury

Mr M. J. Ferguson

Ms McKew

Mr Sidebottom

Ms A. E. Burke

Mr Fitzgibbon

Ms Macklin

Mr Sullivan

Mr Butler

Mr Garrett

Mr Marles

Mr Symon

Mr Byrne

Mr Georganas

Mr Melham

Mr Tanner

Ms Campbell

Ms George

Mr Murphy

Mr C. R. Thomson

Mr Champion

Mr Gibbons

Ms Neal

Mr K. J. Thomson

Mr Cheeseman

Mr Gray

Mr Neumann

Mr Trevor

Mr Clare

Ms Grierson

Mr Oakeshott

Mr Turnour

Ms Collins

Mr Griffin

Ms Owens

Ms Vamvakinou

Mr Combet

Mr Hale

Ms Parke

Mr Windsor

Mr Danby

Ms Hall*

Mr Perrett

Mr Zappia

NOES, 58

Mr Andrews

Mr Forrest

Ms Ley

Mr Robert

Fran Bailey

Mrs Gash

Mr Lindsay

Mr Ruddock

Mr Baldwin

Mr Georgiou

Mr Macfarlane

Mr Secker*

Mr Billson

Mr Haase

Ms Marino

Mr Simpkins

Mrs B. K. Bishop

Mr Hartsuyker

Mrs Markus

Mr Slipper

Ms J. I. Bishop

Mr A. G. Hawke

Mrs May

Mr A. D. H. Smith

Mr Briggs

Mr D. P. M. Hawker

Mr Morrison

Dr Southcott

Mr Broadbent

Mr Hockey

Mrs Moylan

Mr Truss

Mr Chester

Mrs Hull*

Mr Neville

Mr Tuckey

Mr Ciobo

Mr Hunt

Ms O’Dwyer

Mr Turnbull

Mr Cobb

Mr Irons

Mr Pearce

Mrs Vale

Mr Coulton

Dr Jensen

Mr Pyne

Dr Washer

Mr Dutton

Mr Johnson

Mr Ramsey

Mr Wood

Mr Farmer

Mr Katter

Mr Randall


Mr Fletcher

Mr Keenan

Mr Robb


* Tellers

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Consideration in detail concluded.

Leave granted for third reading to be moved immediately.

On the motion of Mr Byrne, the bill was read a third time.