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   13 Social Services Legislation Amendment (Simplifying Student Payments) Bill 2016

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the question—That the bill be now read a second time—

Debate resumed.

Question—put and passed—bill read a second time.

Messages from the Governor-General

Message No. 49, 13 September 2016, from His Excellency the Governor-General was announced recommending an appropriation for the purposes of the bill.

Message No. 50, 28 February 2017, from His Excellency the Governor-General was announced recommending an appropriation for the purpose of amendments to be made on motion moved by a Minister of a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security, and for related purposes.

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

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Mr Porter (Minister for Social Services) presented a supplementary explanatory memorandum to the bill.

On the motion of Mr Porter, by leave, Government amendments (1) and (2) were made together.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.

Consideration in detail concluded.

On the motion of Mr Porter, by leave, the bill was read a third time.