Senate debates

Wednesday, 3 April 2019


Treasury Laws Amendment (Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Powers) Bill 2019; First Reading

9:21 pm

Photo of Mitch FifieldMitch Fifield (Victoria, Liberal Party, Minister for Communications and the Arts) Share this | | Hansard source

I move:

That this bill be now read a first time.

Question agreed to.

Bill read a first time.

Photo of Scott RyanScott Ryan (President) Share this | | Hansard source

The question now is that amendment (1) on sheet 8571 revised, circulated by the Australian Greens, be agreed to:

Australian Greens circulated amendment—

(1) Schedule 1, item 5, page 8 (after line 21), after paragraph 994B(3)(a), insert:

  (aa) a basic banking product (within the meaning of section 961F); or

Photo of Duncan SpenderDuncan Spender (NSW, Liberal Democratic Party) Share this | | Hansard source

We haven't had the second reading. Why are we moving an amendment?

Photo of Scott RyanScott Ryan (President) Share this | | Hansard source

As the Clerk advised Senator Hume when she was previously in the chair, because these bills are under a guillotine, we proceed straight to the substantive matters. The question is that the amendment be agreed to.

Question negatived.