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

Debate resumed.


The Senate divided

AYES, 31

Senators- Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Boswell Brownhill Carrick, Sir John Chipp Collard Crichton-Browne Durack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Haines Hamer Hill Jessop MacGibbon Mason Messner Missen Puplick Rae, Peter Reid Sanders Sheil (Teller) Short Siddons Townley Vanstone Vigor Walters Watson Withers

NOES, 25

Senators- Aulich Black Button Childs Coates Colston Cooney Crowley Devlin Evans Foreman Georges Gietzelt Giles Grimes Jones McClelland McIntosh (Teller) Morris Richardson Robertson Sibraa Tate Walsh Zakharov

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Bill read a second time.

Pursuant to Sessional Order, consideration of General Business was interrupted.