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CUSTOMS AND EXCISE LEGISLATION AMENDMENT BILL 1995
CUSTOMS, EXCISE AND BOUNTY LEGISLATION AMENDMENT BILL 1995

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

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology (Senator Cook) and the

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Primary Industries and

Energy (Senator Sherry)--That these bills be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Declarations of interest: Senators Panizza and Watson, the Leader of the

National Party of Australia in the Senate (Senator Boswell) and Senators

Reid and Gibson each declared an interest in relation to the bills.

Explanatory memoranda: The Minister for Small Business, Customs and

Construction (Senator Schacht) tabled supplementary explanatory

memoranda [2] relating to the Government amendments to be moved to the

bills.

Debate continued.

Question put and passed.

Bills read a second time.

At 11 p.m.--