Senate debates

Friday, 25 November 2011


Deterring People Smuggling Bill 2011; Second Reading

3:12 pm

Photo of Joe LudwigJoe Ludwig (Queensland, Australian Labor Party, Manager of Government Business in the Senate) Share this | Hansard source

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.


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