Friday, 25 November 2011
Deterring People Smuggling Bill 2011; Second Reading
I thank senators for their contributions and I commend the bill to the Senate. Question put:
That this bill be now read a second time.
The Senate divided. [15:17]
(The President—Senator Hogg]
Question agreed to.
Bill read a second time.
I table a replacement explanatory memorandum relating to the Deterring People Smuggling Bill 2011. The memorandum takes account of recommendations made by the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee.