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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.


Mr Kerr, by leave, presented the following papers:

Commonwealth Ombudsman's Office investigation of a complaint by Mr Grahame Wheeler against the Australian Federal Police—Copies of correspondence from—

Mr Duncan Kerr MP to Mr Ron McLeod, Commonwealth Ombudsman, 13 November 2002.

Mr Grahame Wheeler to Mr Oliver Winder, Deputy Ombudsman, 11 November 2002.

Mr Ron McLeod, Commonwealth Ombudsman, to Mr Duncan Kerr MP, 12 November 2002.

Debate continued.

Question—put and passed—Bill read a second time.

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.


Mr Williams (Attorney-General) presented a supplementary explanatory memorandum to the Bill.

On the motion of Mr Williams, by leave, Government amendments (1) to (31) were made together, after debate.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.

Consideration in detail concluded.

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