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Thursday, 15 November 1973
Page: 3458


Mr SPEAKER - Order! The honourable gentleman will resume his seat. The time allotted for the remaining stages of the Bill has expired.


Mr Wentworth - On the motion-


Mr SPEAKER - Order! The honourable gentleman will resume his seat. The time allotted for the remaining stages of the Bill has expired. The question is: That the report be adopted'. Those of that opinion say 'aye', to the contrary 'no'. I think the 'ayes' have it.


Mr Wentworth - Mr Speaker, I raise a point of order. Before the time for the debate had expired I moved, as I am entitled to do under the provisions of standing order 399, that the Bill be recommitted. That motion must be heard and I must be heard on that motion before you put another motion.


Mr SPEAKER - Order! No point of order is involved.


Mr Wentworth - Do you so rule?


Mr SPEAKER - Order!


Mr Wentworth - I move: That Mr Speaker's ruling be disagreed with'.


Mr SPEAKER - Order! The time had expired-


Mr Fairbairn - No, it had not.


Mr SPEAKER - Order! The time had expired. I think I can tell the time. I was taught to do so at school, even if the honourable gentleman was not. The time allotted for the remaining stages of the Bill has expired.


Mr Wentworth - Mr Speaker-


Mr SPEAKER - Order! The honourable gentleman will resume his seat. I warn the honourable gentleman that if he keeps on defying the Chair I will name him. The question is: 'That the report be adopted'. Those of that opinion say 'aye', to the contrary 'no'. I think the 'ayes' have it. Is a division required?


Mr Wentworth - I am trying to take a point of order.


Mr SPEAKER - Order! The honourable gentleman will resume his seat. Is a division required?


Mr Killen - Yes.


Mr SPEAKER - Ring the bells.

Question put:

That the report be adopted.







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