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APPROPRIATION BILL (NO. 1) 1986-87

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

In the Committee

Schedule further considered.

Group E-

Divisions 520-523, 525, Department of Resources and Energy, $147,129,000, further debated and passed without requests.

Divisions 165, 170, 175, 177-181, 184-191, Attorney-General's Department, $247,499,000, debated and passed without requests.

Divisions 575-583, Department of the Special Minister of State, $278,939,000, debated and passed without requests.

Divisions 315, 317-319, Department of Foreign Affairs, $1,111,670,000, debated and passed without requests.

Divisions 230, 232-234, 237, 239, 240, 241, 244, Department of Defence, $6,589,130,000, debated and passed without requests.

Group F-

Divisions 690, 692-694, Department of Veterans' Affairs, $999,200,000, passed without requests.

Division 664, 666-668, Department of Transport, $179,309,000, debated and passed without requests.

Divisions 193, 194, Department of Aviation, $460,113,000, debated and passed without requests.

The following Votes were debated:

Divisions- $

620, 622-626

Territories ...

529,924,000

249

National Capital Development Commission (Defence)...

2,486,000

And it being 10.30 p.m.: The Chairman of Committees (Senator Hamer), under Sessional Order, put the Question-That he do leave the Chair and report to the Senate.

Question negatived.

Debate continued.

Votes for the Department of Territories and the National Capital Development Commission (Defence) passed without requests.

The following Votes were debated and passed without requests:

Divisions- $

400, 402, 403

Local Government and Administrative Services...

619,734,000

250

Rent (Defence)...

76,466,000

252

Acquisition of sites and buildings (Defence)...

36,185,000

Remainder of Bill, by leave, taken as a whole and passed without requests.

Bill to be reported without requests.

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

On the motion of the Minister for Community Services (Senator Grimes) the Report from the Committee was adopted, and the Bill read a third time.