Senate debates

Thursday, 2 September 2021


Charter of the United Nations Amendment Bill 2021; Second Reading

1:02 pm

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

The question is that the second reading amendment circulated by the opposition be agreed to.

Opposition's circulated amendment—

At the end of the motion, add ", but the Senate:

(a) notes the concerns raised by the Senate Standing Committees for the Scrutiny of Bills and the Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation in relation to this bill and delegated legislation under the Act; and

(b) calls on the Government to respond to the concerns raised by the committees in a timely way".

Question negatived.

Photo of Rachel SiewertRachel Siewert (WA, Australian Greens) Share this | | Hansard source

by leave—Can you record the support from the Greens for the ALP second reading amendment?

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

Thank you. So recorded. Senator Watt, we will record opposition support for that second reading amendment as well. The question now is that the bill be read a second time.

Question agreed to.

Bill read a second time.