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The President, under Sessional Order, put the Question-That the Senate do now adjourn.

Debate ensued.

Count-out: Notice being taken that a quorum of Senators was not present, the bells were rung for 3 minutes; and the President, having counted the Senate and a quorum not being present, forthwith (at 7.49 p.m.) adjourned the Senate till tomorrow at 10 a.m.

Present at time of count-out-Senators Childs, Colston, Cook, Crichton-Browne, Elstob, Foreman, Gietzelt, Giles, Grimes, Kilgariff, McClelland, McKiernan, Sibraa, Vanstone, Vigor, Walsh, Walters and Watson.