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MIGRATION LEGISLATION AMENDMENT BILL (NO. 2) 1995

Order of the day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the

Minister for Defence (Senator Ray)--That this bill be now read a second

time.

Debate resumed.

Question put.

The Senate divided--

AYES, 46

Abetz Baume Beahan Bolkus Boswell Brownhill Burns Calvert Carr Chapman Childs Coates Colston Cooney Crane Denman Devereux Evans, Christopher Ferguson Foreman (Teller) Forshaw Gibson Herron Jones Knowles Loosley Macdonald, Ian McKiernan McMullan Minchin Murphy Neal Newman O'Chee Panizza Patterson Reid Reynolds Short Tambling Teague Troeth Watson West Woods Zakharov

NOES, 10

Bell Bourne (Teller) Chamarette Coulter Harradine Kernot Lees Margetts Spindler Woodley

Question agreed to.

Bill read a second time.

The Senate resolved itself into committee for the consideration of the

bill.

In the committee

Bill, taken as a whole by leave, debated.

Question--That the bill be agreed to--put.

The committee divided--

AYES, 44

Baume Bolkus Boswell Brownhill Burns (Teller) Carr Chapman Childs Coates Colston Crane Denman Devereux Evans, Christopher Ferguson Foreman Forshaw Herron Hill Jones Kemp Knowles Loosley Macdonald, Ian Macdonald, Sandy MacGibbon McGauran McKiernan McMullan Murphy Neal Newman O'Chee Panizza Patterson Reid Sherry Short Tambling Teague Vanstone Watson West Zakharov

NOES, 8

Bell Bourne (Teller) Chamarette Harradine Kernot Margetts Spindler Woodley

Question agreed to.

Bill to be reported without amendment.

The Deputy President (Senator Crichton-Browne) resumed the Chair and the

Temporary Chairman of Committees (Senator West) reported accordingly.

On the motion of the Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs

(Senator Bolkus) the report from the committee was adopted.

Senator Bolkus moved--That this bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

Bill read a third time.