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DAYS AND TIMES OF MEETING AND ORDER OF BUSINESS

The Manager of Government Business (Senator Grimes) moved-That, unless otherwise ordered and notwithstanding anything contained in the Standing and Sessional Orders- (a) the Senate meet from Tuesday, 28 May 1985 to Friday, 31 May 1985;

(b) the days and hours of meeting of the Senate on those days be: (i) Tuesday, 10 a.m.-12.45 p.m.

2 p.m.- 6.30 p.m.

8 p.m.-10.30 p.m.,

(ii) Wednesday, 10 a.m.-12.45 p.m.

2 p.m.- 6.30 p.m.

8 p.m.-10.30 p.m.,

(iii) Thursday, 10 a.m.-12.45 p.m.

2 p.m.- 6.30 p.m.

8 p.m.-10.30 p.m., and

(iv) Friday, 9 a.m.-12.45 p.m.

2 p.m.- 4.15 p.m.;

(c) the Sessional Order relating to the adjournment of the Senate have effect at the terminating time each day; and

(d) the routine of business for each of those days be as follows: (i) Petitions,

(ii) Notices of Motion,

(iii) Formal Motions-Discovery of Formal Business,

(iv) postponement and re-arrangement of Business,

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

(vi) at 2 p.m., Questions,

(vii) any proposal pursuant to Standing Order 64,

(viii) consideration of Government Papers pursuant to Sessional Order, and

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

Debate ensued.

On the motion, by leave, of Senator Grimes the following amendment was agreed to: Sub-paragraph (b) (iii), leave out the sub-paragraph, insert the following sub-paragraph ''(iii) Thursday, 10 a.m.-6.30 p.m.

8 p.m.-10.30 p.m., and''.

Motion, as amended, agreed to.