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Tuesday, 12 November 1985
Page: 2020

Senator GARETH EVANS (Minister for Resources and Energy)(10.29) —Obviously the Government is not especially keen on a sunset clause. We have, however, indicated that we are prepared to give the legislation a two-year trial period, so to that extent it is not inconsistent with our position. On that basis we will give it surly and grudging acquiescence and not push the matter to a division.