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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—That the Bill be now read a second time—put and passed—Bill read a second time.

Message from the Governor-General

Message No. 121, 11 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.

On the motion of Dr Kemp (Minister for Education, Training and Youth Affairs), by leave, Government amendments (1) to (9) were made together, after debate.


Dr Kemp presented a supplementary explanatory memorandum to the Bill.

Dr Kemp moved Government amendment (10).

On the motion of the Speaker, an amendment to Government amendment (10) was made, after debate.

Question—That the amendment, as amended, be agreed to—put and passed.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.

Consideration in detail concluded.

On the motion of Dr Kemp, by leave, the Bill was read a third time.