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DEFENCE FORCE DISCIPLINE BILL 1982
DEFENCE FORCE (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) BILL 1982

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Messages from the House of Representatives: The following Messages from the House of Representatives were reported:

MR PRESIDENT, Message No. 313 The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ''A Bill for an Act relating to the discipline of the Defence Force and for related purposes '', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate.

House of Representatives, B. M. SNEDDEN, Canberra, 25 August 1982 Speaker

MR PRESIDENT, Message No. 314 The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a Bill intituled ''A Bill for an Act to amend certain Acts, and to enact transitional provisions, consequent upon the enactment of the 'Defence Force Discipline Act 1982', and for other purposes '', in which it desires the concurrence of the Senate.

House of Representatives,

Canberra, 25 August 1982

B. M. SNEDDEN, Speaker

Suspension of Standing Orders to deal with Bills together: The Minister for Education (Senator Peter Baume), by leave, moved-That so much of the Standing Orders be suspended as would prevent the Questions with regard to the several stages for the passage through the Senate of the Bills being put in one motion at each stage, and the consideration of such Bills together in Committee of the Whole.

Question-put and passed.

Senator Peter Baume moved-That the Bills may be taken through all their stages without delay.

Question-put and passed.

On the motion of Senator Peter Baume the Bills were read a first time.

Senator Peter Baume moved-That these Bills be now read a second time.

On the motion of Senator Grimes the debate was adjourned.

Ordered-That the resumption of the debate be an Order of the Day for the next day of sitting.