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Wednesday, 11 May 1994
Page: 562


Senator BOURNE —I give notice that, on the next day of sitting, I shall move:

  That the sessional order of the Senate of 2 February 1994 relating to times of sitting and routine of business be amended by omitting from paragraph 1.(2) subparagraphs (b), (c) and (d), and substituting the following subparagraphs:

  (b)On every sitting day except Monday, debate on the question for the adjournment shall not exceed 40 minutes, and a Senator shall not speak to that question for more than 10 minutes.

  (c)On Monday any Senator may speak to the question for the adjournment for not more than 30 minutes.

  (d)On Monday at the conclusion of debate, or if there is no debate, and on every other sitting day at the expiration of 40 minutes, or at the conclusion of debate, whichever is the earlier, or if there is no debate, the President shall adjourn the Senate without putting the question.