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Thursday, 17 February 1977
Page: 247


Mr SPEAKER -As this is a Bill to amend the Constitution, the provisions of section 128 of the Constitution must be observed. I therefore direct that the bells be rung.

The bells having been rung-


Mr SPEAKER -The House has passed the third reading of the Bill but it is necessary to record the names of those honourable members who have supported the Bill. Is there a dissentient voice? There being no dissentient voice, I direct that all honourable members may remain in their places while the persons appointed record their names. I appoint the honourable member for Griffith (Mr Donald Cameron) and the honourable member for Hunter (Mr James) to record the names of honourable members voting 'Aye ' who are sitting to the right of the Chair and I appoint the honourable member for Maranoa (Mr Corbett) and the honourable member for Hughes (Mr Les Johnson) to record the names of the honourable members voting Aye ' who are sitting to the left of the Chair. (Mr Speaker-Rt Hon. B. M. Snedden, Q.C.)


Mr SPEAKER -As 1 12 honourable members have agreed to the third reading I declare that the third reading has been agreed to by an absolute majority as required by the Constitution.

Bill read a third time.







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