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Tuesday, 28 October 2014
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Mr PYNE (SturtLeader of the House and Minister for Education) (15:21): by leave—I move:

(1) the House invite the Honourable Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India, to attend and address the House on Tuesday, 18 November 2014, at 10.15am;

(2) unless otherwise ordered, at the sitting of the House on Tuesday, 18 November 2014:

(a) the proceedings shall be welcoming remarks by the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition and an address by the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, after which the sitting of the House automatically shall be adjourned; and

(b) the provisions of standing order 257(c) shall apply to the area of Members' seats as well as the galleries;

(3) a message be sent to the Senate inviting Senators to attend the House as guests for the welcoming remarks by the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition and address by the Prime Minister of the Republic of India; and

(4) any variation to this arrangement be made only by an action by the Speaker.

Question agreed to.