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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 this Bill be now read a second time.

Cognate debate: The following Bills were, by leave, considered together with the above-mentioned Bill during the second reading debate:

Excise Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1986.

Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 3) 1986.

Debate resumed.

Question-put and passed.

Bill read a second time.

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

In the Committee

Clauses 1 to 12, by leave, taken together and agreed to.

Clause 13 debated.

Question-That the clause stand as printed-put.

The Committee divided-

AYES, 58

Senators- Archer Aulich Baume, Michael Baume, Peter Bjelke-Petersen Black Boswell Brownhill Carrick, Sir John Chaney Childs Coates Coleman Collard Colston Cook Cooney Crichton-Browne Crowley Devlin Durack Elstob Evans Foreman Gietzelt Giles Grimes Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Hamer Jones Kilgariff Knowles Lewis MacGibbon McIntosh McKiernan Maguire Messner Morris Newman Parer Puplick Ray Reid Reynolds Richardson Robertson (Teller) Ryan Sheil Short Sibraa Tate Townley Vanstone Walsh Walters Watson Zakharov


Senators- Haines Macklin (Teller) Mason Powell Sanders Vigor

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

Clause agreed to accordingly.

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

Question-put and passed.

The Acting Deputy-President (Senator Giles) resumed the Chair; and Senator Hamer reported accordingly.