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ORDER OF BUSINESS: Proposed Suspension of Standing Orders

Senator Haines, at the request of the Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Chipp) and pursuant to contingent notice, moved--That so much of the Standing Orders be suspended as would prevent Senator Haines moving a motion relating to the order of business on the Notice Paper.

Question--put and passed.

Senator Haines thereupon moved--That, after the consideration of General Business, Notice of Motion No. 54, General Business, Notice of Motion No. 67 relating to Community Youth Support Scheme programmes, take precedence of other business.

Debate ensued.

Question--put.

The Senate divided--

AYES, 28

Senator-- Senator-- Bolkus McIntosh Childs McLaren Coates Macklin Coleman Mason Colston Mulvihill Elstob Primmer Evans Ray, Robert Foreman Robertson Georges Ryan Gietzelt Siddons Giles Tate Haines Walsh Hearn Jones Teller: McClelland Sibraa

NOES, 29

Senator-- Senator-- Archer MacGibbon Baume Martyr Bjelke-Petersen Messner Bonner Missen Chaney Rae, Peter Collard Reid Crichton-Browne Scott Durack Teague Guilfoyle, Thomas Dame Margaret Townley Hamer Walters Harradine Watson Hill Young Jessop Lajovic Teller: Lewis Kilgariff

And so it was negatived.