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HOURS OF MEETING AND ROUTINE OF BUSINESS—VARIATION

The Parliamentary Secretary for School Education and Workplace Relations (Senator Collins), pursuant to notice, moved government business notice of motion no. 1—That—

 (1) On Tuesday, 27 November, Wednesday, 28 November, and Thursday, 29 November 2012, any proposal pursuant to standing order 75 shall not be proceeded with.

 (2) On Tuesday, 27 November 2012:

  (a) the hours of meeting shall be 12.30 pm to 6.30 pm and 7.30 pm to adjournment;

  (b) the routine of business from not later than 7.30 pm to 8.15 pm shall be consideration of general business order of the day no. 83 (Low Aromatic Fuel Bill 2012);

  (c) the bill listed in paragraph (b) be considered under a limitation of time, and that the time allotted be as follows:

  from 7.30 pm to 7.45 pm—second reading

  from 7.45 pm to 8.15 pm—all remaining stages,


  and this paragraph shall operate as a limitation of debate under standing order 142;

  (d) the routine of business from not later than 4 pm to 6.30 pm and 8.30 pm to 10 pm shall be government business only; and

  (e) the question for the adjournment of the Senate shall be proposed at 10 pm.

 (3) On Wednesday, 28 November 2012, the consideration of government documents shall not be proceeded with.

 (4) On Thursday, 29 November 2012:

  (a) the hours of meeting shall be 9.30 am to 7.10 pm;

  (b) divisions may take place after 4.30 pm;

  (c) consideration of general business and committee reports, government responses and Auditor-General's reports under standing order 62(1) and (2) shall not be proceeded with;

  (d) the routine of business from not later than 12.45 pm to 2 pm and from not later than 3.45 pm shall be government business only; and

  (e) the question for the adjournment of the Senate shall be proposed at 6.30 pm.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.