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BANKRUPTCY AMENDMENT BILL 1985

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Resources and Energy (Senator Gareth Evans)-That this Bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

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

Clauses 1 to 14, by leave, taken together and agreed to.

Clause 15 debated and agreed to.

Remainder of Bill, by leave, taken as a whole and agreed to.

Bill to be reported without amendment.

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

On the motion of Senator Gareth Evans the Report from the Committee was adopted, and the Bill read a third time.