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Contingent Notices of Motion

Auditor-General’s reports—Consideration

1  Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Evans)

Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Allison)

Leader of the Family First Party (Senator Fielding)

Senator Bob Brown

Senator Nettle

To move (contingent on the President presenting a report of the Auditor-General on any day or notifying the Senate that such a report had been presented under standing order 166)—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the senator moving a motion to take note of the report and any senator speaking to it for not more than 10 minutes, with the total time for the debate not to exceed 60 minutes.

Conduct of business

2  Leader of the Government in the Senate (Senator Hill): To move (contingent on the Senate on any day concluding its consideration of any item of business and prior to the Senate proceeding to the consideration of another item of business)—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent a minister moving a motion to provide for the consideration of any matter.

3  Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Evans)

Leader of The Nationals in the Senate (Senator Boswell)

Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Allison)

Leader of the Family First Party (Senator Fielding)

Senator Bob Brown

Senator Nettle

To move (contingent on the Senate on any day concluding its consideration of any item of business and prior to the Senate proceeding to the consideration of another item of business)—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the senator moving a motion relating to the conduct of the business of the Senate or to provide for the consideration of any matter.

Government documents

4  Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Evans)

Leader of The Nationals in the Senate (Senator Boswell)

Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Allison)

Leader of the Family First Party (Senator Fielding)

Senator Bob Brown

Senator Nettle

To move (contingent on the Senate proceeding to the consideration of government documents)—That so much of the standing orders relating to the consideration of government documents be suspended as would prevent the senator moving a motion relating to the order in which the documents are called on by the President.

 

Legislation

Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2005

Leader of the Family First Party (Senator Fielding): To move (contingent on the Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2005 being read a second time, it be an instruction to the committee of the whole):

(1) That the Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2005 be divided into two bills, as follows:

(a) a Bill for an Act to amend the Trade Practices Act 1974 , to provide for merger clearances and authorisations and for other purposes; and

(b) a Bill for an Act to amend the Trade Practices Act 1974 , and for other purposes.

(2) That the first bill consist of the enacting words, clauses 1, 2 and 3 and Schedule 1 of the original bill; and that the second bill consist of Schedules 2 to 12 of the original bill.

(3) That the following amendments be made to the first bill:

(a) title, amend the title as shown in paragraph (1)(a) of this order; and

(b) clause 2, page 2, omit table items 3 to 6 inclusive.

(4) That the following amendments be made to the second bill:

(a) title, insert the title as shown in paragraph (1)(b) of this order;

(b) after the title, insert the words of enactment;

(c) after the words of enactment, insert the following clauses:

1  Short title

This Act may be cited as the Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 2005 .

2  Commencement

This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3  Schedule(s)

Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

(d) renumber the Schedules as Schedules 1 to 11.

(5) That the bills as amended by this order be printed.

Notice of motion altered on 7 September 2005 pursuant to standing order 77.

 

Limitation of time

Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Evans)

Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Allison)

Leader of the Family First Party (Senator Fielding)

Senator Bob Brown

Senator Nettle

6 To move (contingent on a minister moving a motion that a bill be considered an urgent bill)—That so much of standing order 142 be suspended as would prevent debate taking place on the motion.

7 To move (contingent on a minister moving a motion to specify time to be allotted to the consideration of a bill, or any stage of a bill)—That so much of standing order 142 be suspended as would prevent the motion being debated without limitation of time and each senator speaking for the time allotted by standing orders.

8 To move (contingent on the chair declaring that the time allotted for the consideration of a bill, or any stage of a bill, has expired)—That so much of standing order 142 be suspended as would prevent further consideration of the bill, or the stage of the bill, without limitation of time or for a specified period.

Matters of urgency

9  Leader of the Government in the Senate (Senator Hill): To move (contingent on the moving of a motion to debate a matter of urgency under standing order 75)—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent a minister moving an amendment to the motion.

10  Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Evans)

Leader of The Nationals in the Senate (Senator Boswell)

Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Allison)

Leader of the Family First Party (Senator Fielding)

Senator Bob Brown

Senator Nettle

To move (contingent on the moving of a motion to debate a matter of urgency under standing order 75)—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the senator moving an amendment to the motion.

Order of business

11  Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Evans)

Leader of The Nationals in the Senate (Senator Boswell)

Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Allison)

Leader of the Family First Party (Senator Fielding)

Senator Bob Brown

Senator Nettle

To move (contingent on the President proceeding to the placing of business on any day)—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the senator moving a motion relating to the order of business on the Notice Paper .

 

Questions without notice

12  Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Evans)

Leader of The Nationals in the Senate (Senator Boswell)

Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Allison)

Leader of the Family First Party (Senator Fielding)

Senator Bob Brown

Senator Nettle

To move (contingent on a minister at question time on any day asking that further questions be placed on notice)—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the senator moving a motion that, at question time on any day, questions may be put to ministers until 28 questions, including supplementary questions, have been asked and answered.

Statements

13  Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Evans)

Leader of The Nationals in the Senate (Senator Boswell)

Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Allison)

Leader of the Family First Party (Senator Fielding)

Senator Bob Brown

Senator Nettle

To move (contingent on any senator being refused leave to make a statement to the Senate)—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent that senator making that statement.

Tabling of documents

14  Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Evans)

Leader of The Nationals in the Senate (Senator Boswell)

Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Allison)

Leader of the Family First Party (Senator Fielding)

Senator Bob Brown

Senator Nettle

To move (contingent on any senator being refused leave to table a document in the Senate)—That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the senator moving that the document be tabled.