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    11   CONSIDERATION OF THE ABOLITION OF AGE LIMIT ON PAYMENT OF THE SUPERANNUATION GUARANTEE CHARGE BILL 2011—STATEMENT BY SPEAKER

The Speaker made a statement concerning further consideration of the Abolition of Age Limit on Payment of the Superannuation Guarantee Charge Bill 2011.

The Speaker asked the House to adjourn debate on the item of business when it was called on, to allow him to have more time to consider the submissions made today on the procedural matters before the House. Members had acknowledged the importance of the procedural matters during the debate, and the Speaker referred to the serious nature of the options available to him, including that he rule that no further discussion on the bill take place. The Speaker noted that this is a matter within the province of the House and not a matter of dispute between the Houses and thanked Members who had contributed during the debate.