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A NEW TAX SYSTEM (INDIRECT TAX AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) BILL (NO. 2) 1999.

The order of the day having been read for the further consideration in detail of the Bill—

Bill, as a whole—

Debate resumed on the question—That Opposition amendment (1) moved by Mr Crean (Deputy Leader of the Opposition) be agreed to.

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.

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

AYES, 59

Mr AdamsMr FitzgibbonMr LeeMr Quick
Mr AlbaneseMs GerickMs LivermoreMr Ripoll
Mr AndrenMr GibbonsMr McClellandMs Roxon
Mr BevisMs GillardMs J. S. McFarlaneMr Rudd
Mr BreretonMr GriffinMs MacklinMr Sawford*
Ms BurkeMs HallMr McLeayMr Sciacca
Mr ByrneMr HattonMr McMullanMr Sercombe*
Mr CoxMs HoareMr MartinMr Sidebottom
Mr CreanMr HollisMr MelhamMr Smith
Mrs CrosioMr HorneMr MorrisMr Snowdon
Mr DanbyMrs IrwinMr MurphyMr Tanner
Mr EdwardsMr JenkinsMs O[quot ]ByrneMr Wilkie
Dr EmersonMr KerrMr O[quot ]KeefeMr Wilton
Mr L. D. T. FergusonMr LathamMs PlibersekMr Zahra
Mr M. J. FergusonDr LawrenceMr Price

NOES, 75

Mr AbbottMr EntschMr LiebermanMr Schultz
Mr AndersonMr FaheyMr LindsayMr Scott
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr FischerMr LloydMr Secker
Mr AnthonyMr Forrest*Mr McArthur*Mr Slipper
Fran BaileyMrs GallusMr I. E. MacfarlaneMr Somlyay
Mr BairdMs GambaroMr McGauranDr Southcott
Mr BarresiMrs GashMrs MayDr Stone
Mr BartlettMr GeorgiouMr MooreMrs Sullivan
Mr BillsonMr HaaseMrs MoylanMr C. P. Thompson
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HardgraveMr NairnMr Truss
Ms J. I. BishopMr HawkerMr NehlMr Tuckey
Mr BroughMr HockeyDr NelsonMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr CadmanMrs HullMr NevilleMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CameronMr JullMr NugentMr Wakelin
Mr CausleyMr KatterMr PyneDr Washer
Mr CharlesMrs D. M. KellyMr ReithMr Williams
Mr DownerJackie KellyMr RonaldsonDr Wooldridge
Mrs DraperDr KempMr RuddockMs Worth
Mrs ElsonMr LawlerMr St Clair

* Tellers

Pairs

Mr Howard Mr Beazley

Mr Prosser Ms Kernot

And so it was negatived.

Mr Crean, by leave, moved Opposition amendments (2) and (3) together.

Debate continued.


Question—That the amendments be agreed to—put.

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

AYES, 61

Mr AdamsMr FitzgibbonMs LivermoreMs Roxon
Mr AlbaneseMs GerickMr McClellandMr Rudd
Mr AndrenMr GibbonsMs J. S. McFarlaneMr Sawford*
Mr BevisMs GillardMs MacklinMr Sciacca
Mr BreretonMr GriffinMr McLeayMr Sercombe*
Ms BurkeMs HallMr McMullanMr Sidebottom
Mr ByrneMr HattonMr MartinMr Smith
Mr CoxMs HoareMr MelhamMr Snowdon
Mr CreanMr HollisMr MorrisMr Swan
Mrs CrosioMr HorneMr MurphyMr Tanner
Mr DanbyMrs IrwinMs O[quot ]ByrneMr Wilkie
Mr EdwardsMr JenkinsMr O[quot ]KeefeMr Wilton
Dr EmersonMr KerrMs PlibersekMr Zahra
Mr M. J. EvansMr LathamMr Price
Mr L. D. T. FergusonDr LawrenceMr Quick
Mr M. J. FergusonMr LeeMr Ripoll

NOES, 74

Mr AbbottMrs ElsonMr LiebermanMr Scott
Mr AndersonMr EntschMr LindsayMr Secker
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr FaheyMr LloydMr Slipper
Mr AnthonyMr FischerMr McArthur*Mr Somlyay
Fran BaileyMr Forrest*Mr I. E. MacfarlaneDr Southcott
Mr BairdMrs GallusMr McGauranDr Stone
Mr BarresiMs GambaroMrs MayMrs Sullivan
Mr BartlettMrs GashMr MooreMr C. P. Thompson
Mr BillsonMr GeorgiouMrs MoylanMr Truss
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HaaseMr NairnMr Tuckey
Ms J. I. BishopMr HardgraveMr NehlMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr BroughMr HawkerDr NelsonMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CadmanMr HockeyMr NevilleMr Wakelin
Mr CameronMrs HullMr NugentDr Washer
Mr CausleyMr JullMr PyneMr Williams
Mr CharlesMr KatterMr RonaldsonDr Wooldridge
Mr CostelloJackie KellyMr RuddockMs Worth
Mr DownerDr KempMr St Clair
Mrs DraperMr LawlerMr Schultz

* Tellers

Pairs

Mr Howard Mr Beazley

Mr Prosser Ms Kernot

And so it was negatived.


On the motion of Mr Slipper (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance and Administration), by leave, Government amendments (1) to (119) were made together, after debate.

Paper

Mr Slipper presented a supplementary explanatory memorandum to the Bill.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.

Consideration in detail concluded.

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