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SJ No 7 - 30 May 1901

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No. 7.


T H U R SD A Y , 30th M AY, 1901.

1. M eeting of S enate.—The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

2. A ddress in R eply.—On the Order of the Day being read for the adjourned debate on the question— That the Address in Reply be agreed to, to which an amendment had been moved, viz.:—“ To add to the Question—‘ but while fully concurring in the proposal for the gradual reduction and ultimate relinquishment of the Kanaka labour at present within the Commonwealth, are of opinion that the further importation of such labour should be at once prohibited.’ ” Debate resumed.

3. Suspension o f Sitting.— A t half-past six p.m. the sitting of the Senate was suspended.

4. R esumption of Sitting.—At half-past seven p.m. the sitting of the Senate was resumed.

5. A ddress in R eply.—Debate, interrupted by the suspension of the sitting, resumed. On the motion of Senator Drake, the debate was adjourned till to-morrow, to take precedence of all other business.

6. N ext M eeting of Senate.—Ordered, That the Senate at its rising adjourn until half-past two p.m. to-morrow.

7. P ostponement o f B usiness.—Ordered, That all the Business on the Paper, except Order of the Day No. 5, be postponed and made Business of the Day for to-morrow.

8. D ischarge of Order.—Ordered, That Order of the Day No. 5 be read and discharged, and the Service and Execution of Process Bill be withdrawn.

9. A djournment.—The Senate adjourned at seven minutes past ten p.m. till to-morrow at half-past twro p.m.

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