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

Debate resumed.


The Senate divided--

AYES, 32

Senator-- Senator-- Baume Mason Carrick Maunsell Chaney Missen Chipp Neal Collard Puplick Durack Rae Guilfoyle, Reid Dame Margaret Scott Hamer Sim Jessop Teague Kilgariff Townley Lajovic Walters Laucke, Watson Sir Condor Withers Lewis Young MacGibbon Martin Teller: Martyr Thomas

NOES, 21

Senator-- Senator-- Bishop McAuliffe Button McClelland Cavanagh McIntosh Coleman McLaren Colston Mulvihill Elstob O'Byrne Evans Primmer Georges Ryan Gietzelt Walsh Grimes Teller: Keeffe Sibraa

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Bill read a second time.

The Senate, according to Order, resolved itself into Committee for the consideration of the Bill.

In the Committee

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole and agreed to.

Bill to be reported without amendment.

The Acting Deputy-President (Senator Collard) resumed the Chair; and the Temporary Chairman of Committees (Senator Mulvihill) reported accordingly.

On the motion of the Attorney-General (Senator Durack) the Report from the Committee was adopted, and the Bill read a third time.