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 17 PARLIAMENTARY SUPERANNUATION BILL 2004

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—put and passed—Bill read a second time.

Message from the Governor-General

Message No. 259, 4 April 2004, from His Excellency the Governor-General was announced recommending an appropriation for the purposes of the Bill.


Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

Mr Organ, by leave, moved amendments (1) and (2) together.

Debate continued.

Question—That the amendments be agreed to—put.

The House divided and only Mr Andren and Mr Organ voting "Aye", the Deputy Speaker (Mr Wilkie) declared the question resolved in the negative.

Mr Andren moved an amendment.

Debate continued.

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.

The House divided and only Mr Andren, Mr Organ and Mr Windsor voting "Aye", the Deputy Speaker (Mr Wilkie) declared the question resolved in the negative.

Bill agreed to.

Consideration in detail concluded.

On the motion of Mr Slipper (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance and Administration), the Bill was read a third time.