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Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Industry and Commerce (Senator Button)-That this Bill be now read a second time.

Question-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 Jack Evans moved an amendment, viz: Page 6, clause 6, proposed new sub-section 10 (1), line 23, at end of proposed sub-section, add ''prior to 1 July 1985, but shall not so operate on or after that date''.

Debate ensued.

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

The Committee divided-


Senators- Chipp Evans, Jack Harradine Macklin (Teller) Mason

NOES, 52

Senators- Archer Baume Bjelke-Petersen Button Carrick, Sir John Chaney Childs Coleman Collard Colston Crichton-Browne Crowley Durack Elstob Evans, Gareth Foreman Georges Gietzelt Giles Grimes Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Hamer Hearn Hill Jessop Jones Kilgariff Lajovic McClelland MacGibbon McIntosh Maguire Martin Messner Missen Primmer Rae, Peter Ray, Robert Reid (Teller) Reynolds Robertson Ryan Scott Sibraa Tate Teague Townley Walsh Walters Watson Withers Zakharov And so it was negatived. Bill agreed to. Bill to be reported without amendment.

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

On the motion of Senator Button the Report from the Committee was adopted.

Senator Button moved-That this Bill be now read a third time.

Debate ensued.

Question-put and passed. Bill read a third time.