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AVIATION TRANSPORT SECURITY AMENDMENT (2009 MEASURES NO. 1) BILL 2009E RESALE ROYALTY RIGHT FOR VISUAL ARTISTS BILL 2009E HEALTH LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (MIDWIVES AND NURSE PRACTITIONERS) BILL 2009E MIDWIFE PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY (COMMONWEALTH CONTRIBUTION) SCHEME BILL 2009E MIDWIFE PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY (RUN-OFF COVER SUPPORT PAYMENT) BILL 2009

Messages from the House of Representatives were reported transmitting for the concurrence of the Senate the following bills:

 Message no. 395, dated 9 September 2009—A Bill for an Act to amend the Aviation Transport Security Act 2004, and for related purposes.

 Message no. 396, dated 9 September 2009—A Bill for an Act to create a right to resale royalty in relation to artworks, and for related purposes.

 Message no. 392, dated 8 September 2009—A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to health and to make amendments consequential on the enactment of the Midwife Professional Indemnity (Commonwealth Contribution) Scheme Act 2009, and for related purposes.

 Message no. 393, dated 8 September 2009—A Bill for an Act to make provision in relation to professional indemnity cover for certain midwives, and for related purposes.

 Message no. 394, dated 8 September 2009—A Bill for an Act to impose a tax on premium payments for midwife professional indemnity cover, and for related purposes.

The Special Minister of State (Senator Ludwig) moved—That these bills may proceed without formalities, may be taken together and be now read a first time.

Question put and passed.

Bills read a first time.

Senator Ludwig moved—That these bills be now read a second time.

Explanatory memorandum: Senator Ludwig tabled a revised explanatory memorandum relating to the Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Bill 2009.

On the motion of Senator Ludwig the debate was adjourned till the next day of sitting.

Consideration of legislation: Senator Ludwig moved—That the Health Legislation Amendment (Midwives and Nurse Practitioners) Bill 2009, the Midwife Professional Indemnity (Commonwealth Contribution) Scheme Bill 2009 and the Midwife Professional Indemnity (Run-off Cover Support Payment) Bill 2009 be listed on the Notice Paper as one order of the day, and the remaining bills be listed as separate orders of the day.

Question put and passed.