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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, 51

Senators- Archer Baume Bjelke-Petersen Bolkus Bonner Carrick, Sir John Chaney Childs Coates Colston Crichton-Browne Durack Elstob Evans Foreman Georges Gietzelt Giles Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Hamer Hearn Hill Jessop Jones Keeffe Kilgariff Lajovic Lewis McClelland MacGibbon McIntosh McLaren Martin Messner Mulvihill Primmer Rae, Peter Ray, Robert Reid Robertson Ryan Scott Sibraa Teague Thomas Townley Walsh Watson Withers Young Teller: Senator Collard


Senators- Chipp Haines Mason Siddons Teller: Senator Macklin

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, debated and agreed to.

Bill to be reported without amendment.

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

On the motion of the Minister for Veterans' Affairs (Senator Messner) the Report from the Committee was adopted, and the Bill read a third time.