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EVIDENCE BILL 1994
EVIDENCE (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) BILL
1994

Messages from the House of Representatives were reported transmitting

for the concurrence of the Senate the following bills:

Message no. 385, dated 7 November 1994--A Bill for an Act about the

law of evidence, and for related purposes.

Message no. 386, dated 7 November 1994--A Bill for an Act to repeal

provisions of the Evidence Act 1905, to repeal the State and

Territorial Laws and Records Recognition Act 1901 and to make

transitional provisions and certain amendments consequential upon the

enactment of the Evidence Act 1994.

The Minister for Family Services (Senator Crowley) moved--That these

bills may proceed without formalities, may be taken together and be now

read a first time.

Question put and passed.

Bills read a first time.

Senator Crowley moved--That these bills be now read a second time.

Explanatory memoranda: Senator Crowley tabled revised explanatory

memoranda [2] relating to the bills.

On the motion of Senator O'Chee the debate was adjourned till the next

day of sitting.