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

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

Mr Katter moved an amendment.

Debate ensued.

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put and negatived—Mr Katter dissenting.

On the motion of Mr Bevis, by leave, Opposition amendments (1) to (14) were made together, after debate.

On the motion of Mr Abbott (Minister for Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business), by leave, Government amendments (1) to (12) and (14) were made together, after debate.


Mr Abbott presented a supplementary explanatory memorandum to the Bill.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.

Consideration in detail concluded.

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