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-Message from the House of Representatives: The following Message from the House of Representatives was reported:

MR PRESIDENT,...Message No. 293

The House of Representatives transmits to the Senate a copy of a Message from His Excellency the Governor-General recommending amendments in the Bill intituled ""A Bill for an Act to make certain transitional provisions and consequential amendments related to the enactment of the "Veterans' Entitlements Act 1985' '', together with a copy of the said Bill as forwarded by the Speaker to the Governor-General for Assent, and acquaints the Senate that the House of Representatives has agreed to the amendments recommended by His Excellency the Governor-General in this Bill, with which it desires the concurrence of the Senate.

House of Representatives,...JOAN CHILD,

Canberra, 14 April 1986...Speaker


Governor-General...Message No. 115

In accordance with section fifty-eight of the Constitution the Governor-General returns to the House of Representatives a proposed law intituled-Veterans' Entitlements (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1985 which has been presented to him for the Queen's Assent, and transmits herewith the following amendments that he recommends to be made to the proposed law.

Canberra, 4 December 1985


(1) Clause 2, page 1, line 9, omit ""5 December 1985'', insert ""a day to be fixed by Proclamation''.

(2) Clause 3, page 2, line 8, omit ""5 December 1985'', insert ""the day fixed by Proclamation under sub-section 2 (1)''.

Ordered-That consideration of the Message in Committee of the Whole be made an Order of the Day for the next day of sitting.