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41   Australian Border Force Bill 2015

Customs and Other Legislation Amendment (Australian Border Force) Bill 2015

Messages from the House of Representatives were reported transmitting for the concurrence of the Senate the following bills:

Message no. 332, dated 25 March 2015—A Bill for an Act relating to the Australian Border Force, the Australian Border Force Commissioner and persons performing work for the Department, and for related purposes.

Message no. 333, dated 25 March 2015—A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to Customs and other legislation in relation to the enactment of the Australian Border Force Act 2015 , and for related purposes.

The Assistant Minister for Health (Senator Nash) moved—That these bills may proceed without formalities, may be taken together and be now read a first time.

Question put and passed.

Bills read a first time.

Senator Nash moved—That these bills be now read a second time.

Consideration of legislation : Pursuant to order, the debate was adjourned and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the first day in the next period of sittings, 11 May 2015.




At 7.30 pm—