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SOCIAL SECURITY (ADMINISTRATION) BILL 1999

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.

The House divided (the Deputy Speaker, Mrs D. M. Kelly, in the Chair)—

AYES, 72

Mr AbbottMr DownerMr LawlerMr Ruddock
Mr AndersonMrs DraperMr LiebermanMr St Clair
Mr AndrenMrs ElsonMr LindsayMr Schultz
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr EntschMr LloydMr Scott
Mr AnthonyMr FaheyMr McArthur*Mr Secker
Fran BaileyMr Forrest*Mr I. E. MacfarlaneMr Slipper
Mr BairdMs GambaroMr McGauranMr Somlyay
Mr BarresiMrs GashMrs MayDr Southcott
Mr BartlettMr GeorgiouMrs MoylanDr Stone
Mr BillsonMr HaaseMr NairnMrs Sullivan
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HardgraveMr NehlMr C. P. Thompson
Ms J. I. BishopMr HawkerDr NelsonMr A. P. Thomson
Mr BroughMr HockeyMr NevilleMr Truss
Mr CadmanMrs HullMr NugentMr Tuckey
Mr CameronMr JullMr ProsserMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CausleyMr KatterMr PyneMr Wakelin
Mr CharlesJackie KellyMr ReithDr Washer
Mr CostelloDr KempMr RonaldsonMs Worth

NOES, 64

Mr AdamsMs GerickMs LivermoreMr Quick
Mr AlbaneseMr GibbonsMr McClellandMr Ripoll
Mr BevisMs GillardMs J. S. McFarlaneMs Roxon
Ms BurkeMr GriffinMs MacklinMr Rudd
Mr CoxMs HallMr McLeayMr Sawford*
Mr CreanMr HattonMr McMullanMr Sciacca
Mrs CrosioMs HoareMr MartinMr Sercombe*
Mr DanbyMr HollisMr MelhamMr Sidebottom
Mr EdwardsMr HorneMr MorrisMr Smith
Ms EllisMrs IrwinMr MossfieldMr Snowdon
Dr EmersonMr JenkinsMr MurphyMr Swan
Mr G. J. EvansMs KernotMs O[quot ]ByrneDr Theophanous
Mr M. J. EvansMr KerrMr O[quot ]ConnorMr K. J. Thomson
Mr L. D. T. FergusonMr LathamMr O[quot ]KeefeMr Wilkie
Mr M. J. FergusonDr LawrenceMs PlibersekMr Wilton
Mr FitzgibbonMr LeeMr PriceMr Zahra

* Tellers

Pairs

Mr Howard Mr Beazley

Mr M. A. J. Vaile Mr Tanner

Mr Fischer Mr Brereton

And so it was resolved in the affirmative—Bill read a second time.


Message from the Governor-General

Message No. 109, 4 June 1999, from His Excellency the Governor[hyphen]General was announced recommending an appropriation for the purposes of the Bill.

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

Mr Anthony (Minister for Community Services), by leave, moved Government amendments (1) to (28) together.

Paper

Mr Anthony presented a supplementary explanatory memorandum to the following Bills:

Social Security (Administration) 1999;

Social Security (International Agreements) 1999; and

Social Security (Administration and International Agreements) (Consequential Amendments) 1999.

Debate continued.

Amendments agreed to.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.

Consideration in detail concluded.

On the motion of Mr Anthony, by leave, the Bill was read a third time.