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CONSIDERATION OF LEGISLATION

Senator Boswell, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 291—That—

 (1) The Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Palm Oil) Bill 2010 and the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bioregional Plans) Bill 2011 each be considered under a limitation of time.

 (2) On Thursday, 23 June 2011, these bills have precedence over all other private senators' bills and all other business until determined, and that the order of business be:

No. 20 Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Palm Oil) Bill 2010

No. 57 Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bioregional Plans) Bill 2011.

 (3) The time allotted for the remaining stages of the Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Palm Oil) Bill 2010 be for 1 hour and 10 minutes.

 (4) The time allotted for the remaining stages of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bioregional Plans) Bill 2011 be for 1 hour and 10 minutes.

 (5) This order operate as an allocation of time under standing order 142.

Statements by leave: Senator Boswell and the Minister for Sport (Senator Arbib), by leave, made statements relating to the motion.

Question put.

The Senate divided—

AYES, 31

Senators—

Abetz

Back

Barnett

Bernardi

Birmingham

Boswell

Boyce

Brandis

Bushby

Cash

Colbeck

Coonan

Cormann

Fierravanti-Wells

Fifield

Fisher

Heffernan

Humphries

Johnston

Kroger

Macdonald

Mason

McGauran

Parry (Teller)

Payne

Ronaldson

Ryan

Scullion

Troeth

Trood

Williams


NOES, 33

Senators—

Arbib

Bilyk

Brown, Bob

Brown, Carol

Cameron

Collins

Conroy

Crossin

Farrell

Faulkner

Feeney

Fielding

Forshaw

Furner

Hanson-Young

Hogg

Hurley

Hutchins

Lundy

Marshall

McEwen (Teller)

McLucas

Milne

Moore

O'Brien

Polley

Pratt

Siewert

Stephens

Sterle

Wong

Wortley

Xenophon

Question negatived.