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     6 Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment 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.

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

Message from the Governor-General

Message No. 36, 8 February 2017, from His Excellency the Governor-General was announced recommending an appropriation for the purposes of the bill.

Consideration in detail

Bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

Ms Sharkie moved an amendment.

Debate continued.

Question—That the amendment be agreed to—put.

The House divided and only Mr Bandt, Ms McGowan, Ms Sharkie and Mr Wilkie voting “Aye”, the Speaker (Mr A. D. H. Smith) declared the question resolved in the negative.

Bill agreed to.

Consideration in detail concluded.

On the motion of Mr Sukkar (Assistant Minister to the Treasurer), by leave, the bill was read a third time.