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Tuesday, 4 December 1973
Page: 4265


Mr WENTWORTH (Mackellar) - Mr Chairman-

Motion (by Mr Daly) proposed:

That the question be now put.


The CHAIRMAN (Mr Scholes - Order! The question is that the question be now put. Those of that opinion say aye, to the contrary no-


Mr Wentworth - No!


The CHAIRMAN - I think the ayes have it.


Mr Wentworth - No!


The CHAIRMAN - Is a division required?


Mr Wentworth - Yes.


The CHAIRMAN - No division is called for. The question is therefore resolved in the affirmative. The question now is that clause 8 be agreed to.


Mr Wentworth - A division was called for.


The CHAIRMAN - Order! Only one honourable member called for a division. I asked whether a division was required and only one honourable member called for a division. Under Standing Orders 2 members must call for a division. I then put the question.


Mr WENTWORTH (MACKELLAR, NEW SOUTH WALES) - A division has been called.


Mr Sinclair - No.


Mr Lynch - No division is required.


The CHAIRMAN - If honourable members on my right do not remain silent, I shall have to deal with them. I ask again whether a division is required.


Mr WENTWORTH (MACKELLAR, NEW SOUTH WALES) - Yes.


The CHAIRMAN - Order! No division is required. The question is that clause 8 be agreed to.


Mr Wentworth - Mr Chairman, on clause 8-


The CHAIRMAN - The question is that clause 8 be agreed to. The motion was carried that the question be put. I am now putting the question in accordance with that motion. The question is that clause 8 be agreed to. Those of that opinion say aye, to the contrary no. I think the ayes have it.

Clause agreed to.


Mr Wentworth - No, a division is called for.


The CHAIRMAN - Order! If the honourable member for Mackellar persists in standing on his feet and talking while I am conducting the affairs of the House at a time whenhe does not have the call, he will not remain in the Committee very long. The question is: That clause 9 be agreed to'.


Mr Wentworth - It is the clause to which I will endeavour to address my remarks at this stage.


Mr Daly - I move:

That the question be now put.


The CHAIRMAN - The question is that the question be now put. Those of that opinion say aye-

Government supporters - Aye!


The CHAIRMAN - To the contrary, say no.


Mr Wentworth - No!


The CHAIRMAN - I think the ayes have it. Is a division required?


Mr McMahon - No division is required.


Mr Daly - You have not got a friend in the world.


Mr Wentworth - Mr Chairman, I have a friend.


The CHAIRMAN - Order! I warn the honourable member for Mackellar.

Clause 9 agreed to.


The CHAIRMAN - Order! It being 15 minutes to 11 o'clock, in accordance with the order of the House I shall report progress.

Progress reported.







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