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MATTERS OF PUBLIC INTEREST

The Manager of Government Business (Senator Evans) moved-That, unless otherwise ordered, till 2 p.m. this day, matters of public interest may be discussed by Senators, provided that no Senator shall speak for more than 15 minutes, and provided further that should a Division be called for, the sitting of the Senate shall be suspended forthwith till 2 p.m. and the Division, if still desired, proceeded with at a later hour of the day.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

Discussion of matters of public interest ensued accordingly.

And it being 2 p.m.-