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Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the Question-That this Bill be now read a second time.

The Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Button) moved an amendment, viz: At end of motion, add '', but the Senate calls on the Government to extend the principle of disclosure of donations by organisations and to legislate immediately to require full disclosure by companies of all donations of a political nature made by them''.

Debate ensued.

Question-That the words proposed to be added be added-put.

The Senate divided-

AYES, 28

Senators- Bolkus Button Childs Chipp Coates Coleman Colston Elstob Evans Georges Gietzelt Giles Grimes Hearn Jones McClelland McIntosh McLaren Macklin Mason Mulvihill Primmer Ray, Robert Robertson Ryan Siddons Tate Teller: Senator Sibraa

NOES, 27

Senators- Archer Baume Bjelke-Petersen Bonner Carrick, Sir John Chaney Crichton-Browne Hamer Hill Jessop Kilgariff Lajovic Lewis MacGibbon Martyr Messner Missen Rae, Peter Scott Teague Thomas Townley Walters Watson Withers Young Teller: Senator Reid

Amendment agreed to accordingly.

Main Question, as amended-put and passed.

Bill read a second time.

The Senate, according to Order, resolved itself into Committee for the consideration of the Bill.

In the Committee

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

Senator Button moved an amendment, viz: Page 5, clause 4, proposed paragraph 132F (1) (b), lines 14 to 18, leave out the proposed paragraph.

Debate ensued.

Question-That the words proposed to be left out be left out-put and negatived.

Bill agreed to.

Bill to be reported without amendment.

The Acting Deputy-President (Senator Bonner) resumed the Chair; and the Chairman of Committees (Senator McClelland) reported accordingly.

On the motion of the Minister for Social Security (Senator Chaney) the Report from the Committee was adopted, and the Bill read a third time.