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     8 National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage and Foreign Interference) Bill 2017

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.

Mr Porter (Attorney-General), moved—That the time for his speech be extended.

Question—put and passed.

Debate continued.

Question—That the bill be now read a second time—put.

The House divided and only Mr Bandt and Mr Wilkie voting “No”, the Deputy Speaker (Mr Irons) declared the question resolved in the affirmative.

Bill read a second time.

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.


Mr Porter presented a supplementary explanatory memorandum to the bill.

On the motion of Mr Porter, by leave, Government amendments (1) to (154) 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.