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CENSUS AND STATISTICS AMENDMENT BILL 1985

-Message from the House of Representatives: The following Message from the House of Representatives was reported:

MR PRESIDENT,...Message No. 165

The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ""A Bill for an Act to amend the "Census and Statistics Act 1905' '', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate.

House of Representatives,...H. A. JENKINS,

Canberra, 18 September 1985...Speaker

Ordered-That the Bill may be taken through all its stages without delay.

On the motion of the Minister for Finance (Senator Walsh) the Bill was read a first time.

Senator Walsh moved-That this Bill be now read a second time.

On the motion of Senator Sheil the debate was adjourned.

Ordered-That the resumption of the debate be an Order of the Day for the next day of sitting.