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MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE—MIGRATION LEGISLATION AMENDMENT BILL (NO. 1) 1999

Message No. 162, 30 June 1999, from the Senate was reported transmitting for the concurrence of the House a Bill for an Act to amend the Migration Act 1958, and for related purposes.

Bill read a first time.

Mr Slipper (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance and Administration) moved—That the Bill be now read a second time.


Adjournment negatived

It being 7.30 p.m.—The question was proposed—That the House do now adjourn.

Mr Slipper requiring the question to be put forthwith without debate—

Question—put and negatived.

Mr Slipper continued his speech.

Paper

Mr Slipper presented a revised explanatory memorandum to the Bill.

Debate, by leave, ensued.

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

Leave granted for third reading to be moved forthwith.

On the motion of Mr Slipper, the Bill was read a third time.