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ARCHIVES BILL 1981

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the Question-- That this Bill be now read a second time.

Senator Ryan moved an amendment, viz: At end of motion, add "", but the Senate expresses its concern at the failure of the Executive to ensure that the Bill accord with all the recommendations of the reports on the Archives Bill 1978 by the Standing Committee on Education and the Arts and the Standing Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs''.

Debate ensued.

Question--That the words proposed to be added be added--put and negatived.

Question--That this Bill be now read a second time--put and passed.

Bill read a second time.

Ordered--That consideration of the Bill in Committee of the Whole be an Order of the Day for the next day of sitting.