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FEDERAL MAGISTRATES 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—And on the amendment moved thereto by Mr McClelland (see item No. 12)—

Debate resumed.

Amendment negatived.

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

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

Mr McClelland, by leave, moved Opposition amendments (1) and (3) to (8) together.

Debate continued.

Amendments negatived.

Mr McClelland moved Opposition amendment (2).

Debate continued.


Amendment negatived.

Mr McClelland moved Opposition amendment (9).

Debate continued.

Amendment negatived.

Mr McClelland, by leave, moved Opposition amendments (10) and (11) together.

Debate continued.

Amendments negatived.

Mr McClelland moved Opposition amendment (12).

Debate continued.

Amendment negatived.

Mr McClelland, by leave, moved Opposition amendments (13) and (14) together.

Debate continued.

Amendments negatived.

Bill agreed to.

Consideration in detail concluded.

On the motion of Mr Williams (Attorney-General), by leave, the Bill was read a third time.