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TELECOMMUNICATIONS (INTERCEPTION) AND LISTENING DEVICE AMENDMENT BILL 1997

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the question—That the Bill be now read a second time—

Debate resumed.

Question—put and passed—Bill read a second time.

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

Mr Melham, by leave, moved the following amendments together:

Schedule 1—

Page 4 (lines 5 to 9), omit item 6.

Page 7—

(lines 1 to 26), omit item 19.

(lines 27 to 29), omit item 20.

Page 8 (line 33) to page 9 (line 1), omit item 24.

Page 9—


(lines 2 to 3), omit item 25.

(lines 11 to 13), omit item 27.

(lines 14 to 16), omit item 28.

(lines 17 to 19), omit item 29.

(lines 20 to 22), omit item 30.

(lines 23 to 25), omit item 31.

(lines 26 and 27), omit item 32.

(line 28) to page 10 (line 2), omit item 33.

Page 10—

(lines 3 to 5), omit item 34.

(lines 6 to 8), omit item 35.

(lines 9 and 10), omit item 36.

(lines 11 and 12), omit item 37.

(lines 13 to 16), omit item 38 (including the note).

(lines 17 to 19), omit item 39.

Page 11—

(lines 21 and 22), omit item 47.

(lines 23 and 24), omit item 48.

(lines 25 and 26), omit item 49.

(lines 27 and 28), omit item 50.

Schedule 2—

Page 14—

(lines 4 to 9), omit item 1.

(line 10) to page 15 (line 4), omit item 2.

Page 15—

(lines 5 to 7), omit item 3.

(lines 8 and 9), omit item 4.

Schedule 3—

Page 16—

(lines 4 to 9), omit item 1.

(lines 10 to 31), omit item 2.

Page 17—

(lines 1 to 3), omit item 3.

(lines 4 and 5), omit item 4.

(lines 6 to 8), omit item 5.

(lines 9 and 10), omit item 6.

(lines 11 and 12), omit item 7.


(lines 13 and 14), omit item 8.

(lines 26 and 27), omit item 11.

Page 18—

(lines 1 and 2), omit item 12.

(lines 3 to 13), omit item 13.

Clause 2, page 2 (lines 1 to 14), omit the clause, substitute:

2 Commencement

  This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

Debate continued.

Question—That the amendments be agreed to—put.

The House divided (the Deputy Speaker, Mr Nehl, in the Chair)—

AYES, 45

Mr AlbaneseMr L. D. T. FergusonMr KerrMr O[quot ]Connor
Mr AndrenMr M. J. FergusonMr LathamMr Price
Mr P. J. BaldwinMr FilingDr LawrenceMr Quick
Mr BevisMr FitzgibbonMr McClellandMr Sercombe*
Mr BreretonMr E. L. Grace*Ms MacklinMr S. F. Smith
Mr BrownMr Griffin*Mr McLeayMr Tanner
Mr CampbellMs HansonMr McMullanDr Theophanous
Mr CreanMr HattonMr MartinMr K. J. Thomson
Mrs CrosioMr HoldingMr MelhamMr Willis
Mr DargavelMr HollisMr A. A. Morris
Ms EllisMr JenkinsMr P. F. Morris
Mr G. J. EvansMr JonesMr Mossfield

NOES, 78

Mr AbbottMr R. D. C. EvansMr LloydMr Slipper
Mr AndersonMr FaheyMr McArthur*Mr A. C. Smith
Mr J. N. AndrewMr ForrestMr McDougallMr W. L. Smith
Mr K. J. AndrewsMs GambaroMr McGauranMr Somlyay
Mr BarresiMrs GashMr McLachlanDr Southcott
Mr BartlettMr GeorgiouMr MarekMrs Sullivan
Mr BillsonMrs E. J. GraceMr MilesMr Taylor
Mr BradfordMr HardgraveMrs MoylanMr A. P. Thomson
Mr BroadbentMr HawkerMr MutchMr Truss
Mr BroughMr Hicks*Mr NairnMr Tuckey
Mr CadmanMr HockeyDr NelsonMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr E. H. CameronMs JeanesMr NugentMrs D. S. Vale
Mr R. A. CameronMrs JohnstonMr ProsserMr Wakelin
Mr CharlesMr JullMr PyneMrs West
Mr CobbMr KatterMr RandallMr Williams
Mr CostelloMrs D. M. KellyMr ReidDr Wooldridge
Mr DownerMiss J. M. KellyMr ReithMs Worth*
Mrs DraperDr KempMr RonaldsonMr Zammit
Mrs ElsonMr LiebermanMr Ruddock
Mr EntschMr LindsayMr Sinclair

* Tellers

And so it was negatived.