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DAYS AND TIMES OF MEETING AND ORDER OF BUSINESS

The Leader of the Government (Senator Button), having altered his Notice of Motion in accordance with Standing Order 109, pursuant to notice, moved- (1) That, unless otherwise ordered- (a) the Senate, at its rising on Thursday, 11 October 1984, adjourn till Tuesday, 16 October 1984, at 10 a.m.;

(b) the hours of meeting of the Senate on Tuesday, 16 October 1984, be- 10 a.m.-12.45 p.m.

2 p.m.-6.30 p.m.

8 p.m.-10.30 p.m.; and

(c) on Tuesday, 16 October 1984, the routine of business be as follows- (1) Petitions

(2) Notices of Motion

(3) Formal Motions-Discovery of Formal Business

(4) Postponement and re-arrangement of Business

(5) Government Business, Notices of Motion and Orders of the Day, or vice versa, as set down on the Notice Paper

(6) At 2 p.m., Questions

(7) Any proposal pursuant to Standing Order 64

(8) Consideration of Government Papers pursuant to Sessional Order

(9) Further consideration of Government Business, Notices of Motion and Orders of the Day, or vice versa, as set down on the Notice Paper.

(2) That, unless otherwise ordered- (a) the hours of meeting of the Senate on Wednesday, 17 October 1984, be- 10 a.m.-12.45 p.m.

2 p.m.-6.30 p.m.

8 p.m.-10.30 p.m.; and

(b) the Sessional Order relating to the adjournment of the Senate have effect at 10.30 p.m. on that day.

(3) That the Sessional Orders relating to the conduct of business which apply for week 1 apply for the sitting week commencing 16 October 1984.

(4) That, unless otherwise ordered, Government Business take precedence of General Business for the remainder of the present period of sittings.

Senator Harradine moved an amendment, viz: Leave out paragraph (4).

Debate ensued.

Question-That the words proposed to be left out be left out-put and negatived.

Main Question-put and passed.