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Thursday, 11 November 1971
Page: 3410


The CHAIRMAN (Mr Lucock - Is leave granted? There being no objection, leave is granted.


Mr SNEDDEN - The amendments refer to clauses 3 and 4 and to the First Schedule which read:

Clause 3.

The Treasurer may issue out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund and apply for the services specified in the Second Schedule to this Act, in respect of the year ending on the thirtieth day of June, One thousand nine hundred and seventy-two, the sum of One thousand, seven hundred and fourteen million, seven hundred and sixty-nine thousand dollars.

Clause 4.

The sums authorized by the Supply Act (No. 1) 1971-72 and by the last preceding section to be issued out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, amounting, as appears by the First Schedule to this Act, in the aggregate to the sum of Two thousand, nine hundred and thirty-four million, five hundred and twenty-seven thousand dollars, are appropriated, and shall be deemed to have been appropriated, as from the first day of July, One thousand nine hundred and seventy-one, for the services expressed in the Second Schedule to this Act in respect of the financial year that commenced on that date.

First Schedule.

 

I move:

In clause 3, omit " One thousand, seven hundred and fourteen million, seven hundred and sixty-nine thousand ", insert " One thousand, five hundred and seventy-six million, five hundred and fifty-four thousand ".

In clause 4, after " 1971-72 ", insert " , by the Supply Act (No. 3) 1971-72 ".

In the First Schedule, omit the Schedule, insert the following Schedule: -

Section 4.

 

My friend the honourable member for Melbourne Ports (Mr Crean) and his Party co-operated in putting through the Supply Bill (No. 3) on Tuesday of this week. As I pointed out at the time, it will not add to the amount of money in the appropriation. It is necessary, therefore, to make the consequential amendments which these amendments will make to the Appropriation Bill.

Amendments agreed to.

Remainder of Bill, as amended, agreed to.

Bill reported with amendments; report - by leave - adopted.







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