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SJ No 17 - 25 June 1901



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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA.

No 17.

JOURNALS OF THE SENATE.

[TUESDAY, 25th JUNE, 1901.

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

2. S ervice and E xecution of P rocess B ill.—The Vice-President of the Executive Council, according to Order, moved, That the Service and Execution of Process Bill be now read a second time. Debate ensued. Question—put and passed. Bill read a second time. The Senate, according to Order, resolved itself into a Committee for the consideration of the Bill.

In the Committee,

Clause 1 read. To report progress and ask leave to sit again. The President resumed the Chair; and Mr. Dobson, from the Committee, reported that the Com­ mittee had considered the Bill, and had made progress, and asked leave to sit again.

Ordered—That the Committee have leave to sit again on Thursday next.

3. State L aws and R ecords R ecognition B ill.—The Vice-President of the Executive Council, according to Order, moved, That the State Laws and Records Recognition Bill be now read a second time. Question—put and passed. Bill read a second time. The Senate, according to Order, resolved itself into a Committee for the consideration of the Bill.

In the Committee,

Clauses 1 to 19 agreed to. Title agreed to. Bill to be reported without amendment. The President resumed the Chair; and Mr. Dobson, from the Committee, reported that the Com­

mittee had considered the Bill, and had agreed to the same without amendment. Whereupon the Senate adopted such Report. Ordered—That the Bill be read a third time to-morrow.

4. M essage from the H ouse of R epresentatives.—The following Message from the House of Representatives was received and read :— M r. P resident—

The House of Representatives having made the amendments to the Bill ordered by it to be made last Friday, as indicated by Message of that day, now returns the Bill for the considera­ tion of the Senate.

F. W. HOLDER,

House of Representatives, Speaker.

Melbourne, 25th June, 1901.

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δ. Supply B ill (N o. 2).— The Senate, according to Order, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the Message of the House of Representatives and the Supply Bill.

In the Committee,

Clause 1, as amended by the House of Representatives, agreed to. The words of recital, as amended by the House of Representatives, agreed to. Title, as amended by the House of Representatives, agreed to. Bill to be reported without amendment. The President resumed the C hair; and Mr. Dobson, from the Committee, reported that the Com­

mittee had considered the Bill, and had agreed to the same without amendment. Whereupon the Senate adopted such Report. The Postmaster-General moved, That the Bill be now read a third time. Question—put and passed. Bill read a third time and passed. Ordered—That a Message be sent to the House of Representatives returning the Bill, and informing

that House that the Senate has agreed to the Bill as amended by the House of Representatives in accordance with the Suggestions of the Senate as modified by the House of Representatives.

6. A djournment.—The Senate adjourned at forty-nine minutes past four p.m. till to-morrow, at half­ past two p.m.

7. A ttendance.— Present, all the Senators except Senators Charleston, Downer, Gould, Macfarlane, Matheson, Millen, Neild, Playford, Pulsford, Symon, Walker, Zeal.

E. G. BLACKMORE, Clerk of the Parliaments.

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