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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, 28

Senator-- Senator-- Button McClelland Childs McIntosh Chipp McLaren Coates Macklin Coleman Mason Colston Mulvihill Elstob Primmer Evans Ray, Robert Georges Ryan Gietzelt Siddons Giles Tate Grimes Walsh Harradine Hearn Teller: Jones Sibraa

NOES, 27

Senator-- Senator-- Archer Martyr Baume Messner Bjelke-Petersen Missen Carrick Reid Chaney Scott Collard Teague Crichton-Browne Thomas Durack Townley Guilfoyle, Walters Dame Margaret Watson Hamer Withers Hill Young Jessop Lajovic Teller: MacGibbon Kilgariff

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 Townley) resumed the Chair; and the Chairman of Committees (Senator McClelland) reported accordingly.

On the motion of Senator Macklin the Report from the Committee was adopted.

Senator Macklin, by leave, moved--That this Bill be now read a third time.

Question--put and passed.

Bill read a third time.