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Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Minister for Community Services (Senator Grimes)-That these Bills be now read a first time.

Question-put and passed.

Bills read a first time.

The Minister for Industry, Technology and Commerce (Senator Button) moved-That these Bills be now read a second time.

Debate ensued.

Question-put and passed.

Bills read a second time.

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

In the Committee

Bills, by leave, taken as a whole.

Senator Archer moved an amendment to the Fishing Legislation Amendment Bill 1985, viz: Page 16, clause 28, lines 33 and 34, leave out the clause, insert the following new clause: ''28. Section 16A of the Principal Act is amended by inserting after '9A (1)' (twice occurring), ', (3A)'.''.

Debate ensued.

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

Amendment negatived accordingly.

Bills agreed to. Bills to be reported without amendment or requests.

The Acting Deputy-President (Senator Colston) 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, and the Bills read a third time.