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NINETEEN BILLS—DECLARATION OF URGENCY—ALLOTMENT OF TIME

Declaration of urgency: The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts (Senator Ian Campbell) declared the following bills to be urgent bills:

 Diesel and Alternative Fuels Grants Scheme Bill 1999 and Customs and Excise Amendment (Diesel Fuel Rebate Scheme) Bill 1999

 Export Market Development Grants Legislation Amendment Bill 1999

 Taxation Laws Amendment (Demutualisation of Non-insurance Mutual Entities) Bill 1999

 Health Insurance Amendment (Professional Services Review) Bill 1999

 Criminal Code Amendment (Slavery and Sexual Servitude) Bill 1999

 Copyright Amendment (Computer Programs) Bill 1999

 Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 6) 1999

 Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 4) 1999

 Taxation Laws Amendment (CPI Indexation) Bill 1999

 Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1999

 Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Amendment Bill 1999

 Aviation Fuel Revenues (Special Appropriation) Amendment Bill 1999 and 2 related bills

 Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1999

 Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill 1999-2000 and 2 related bills,

and moved—That these bills be considered urgent bills.

Proposed suspension of standing orders: Senator Brown, pursuant to contingent notice, moved—That so much of standing order 142 be suspended as would prevent debate taking place on the motion.

Debate ensued.

Question put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 2


Senators—
BrownMargetts (Teller)\cell

NOES, 63



Senators—
AllisonCrossinKempParer
AlstonCrowleyKnowlesPatterson
BartlettDenmanLeesQuirke
BishopEgglestonLightfootRay
BourneEllisonLundyReid
BrownhillEvansMacdonald, IanReynolds
Calvert (Teller)FaulknerMacdonald, SandySchacht
Campbell, GeorgeFergusonMacGibbonSherry
Campbell, IanFerrisMackayStott Despoja
ChapmanForshawMcGauranSynon
CollinsGibbsMcKiernanTierney
ConroyGibsonMinchinTroeth
CookHeffernanMurphyVanstone
CoonanHerronMurrayWatson
CooneyHillO'BrienWest
CraneHoggO'Chee

Question negatived.

Main question put and passed.

Allotment of time: Senator Ian Campbell moved—That the time allotted for consideration of the bills be as follows:

(1) Diesel and Alternative Fuels Grants Scheme Bill 1999 and a related billremaining stages: commencing immediately on Tuesday, 29 June 1999, until 2 pm, from 3.30 pm to 6.30 pm, and from 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm

(2) Messages from the House of Representatives in respect of any bills which have been declared urgentcommencing immediately after conclusion of consideration of the Diesel and Alternative Fuels Grants Scheme Bill 1999 and related bill, 15 minutes for each message or group of messages reported

(3) Export Market Development Grants Legislation Amendment Bill 1999

Taxation Laws Amendment (Demutualisation of Non-insurance Mutual Entities) Bill 1999

Health Insurance Amendment (Professional Services Review) Bill 1999

Criminal Code Amendment (Slavery and Sexual Servitude) Bill 1999


Copyright Amendment (Computer Programs) Bill 1999

Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 6) 1999

Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 4) 1999

Taxation Laws Amendment (CPI Indexation) Bill 1999

Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1999

Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Amendment Bill 1999

Aviation Fuel Revenues (Special Appropriation) Amendment Bill 1999 and 2 related billsremaining stages: commencing immediately after conclusion of consideration of any messages from the House of Representatives or, if no messages are reported, the Diesel and Alternative Fuels Grants Scheme Bill 1999 and related bill, until 10 pm on Tuesday, 29 June 1999

(4) Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1999remaining stages: commencing immediately after conclusion of consideration of the Export Market Development Grants Legislation Amendment Bill 1999 and 12 other bills, until 11 pm

(5) Messages from the House of Representatives in respect of any bills which have been declared urgentcommencing immediately after conclusion of consideration of Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1999, 15 minutes for each message or group of messages reported

(6) Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill 1999-2000 and 2 related billsremaining stages: from 10.45 am on Wednesday, 30 June 1999, until 1.50 pm

(7) Messages from the House of Representatives in respect of any bills which have been declared urgentcommencing immediately after taking note of answers on Wednesday, 30 June 1999, 15 minutes for each message or group of messages reported

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.