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Tuesday, 11 November 2008
Page: 12


Senator XENOPHON (1:59 PM) —In the 30 seconds remaining I would like to indicate that I cannot support Senator Joyce’s amendment. I support the government’s position. Following the inquiry process, the government has already come a significant way in tidying up the definition of ‘fishing’. My concern with Senator Joyce’s amendment is that it would simply be too broad and allow for significant loopholes. For those reasons I cannot support Senator Joyce’s amendment.