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Wednesday, 27 June 2018
Page: 4178


Senator LEYONHJELM (New South Wales) (16:31): I, and also on behalf of Senators Burston, Hinch, Hanson, Di Natale, McAllister, Urquhart, Sterle and McCarthy, move:

That on each sitting day from 14 August 2018 until the Senate adjourns on 16 August 2018:

(a) the Restoring Territory Rights (Assisted Suicide Legislation) Bill 2015 shall have precedence over all government business;

(b) until proceedings on the bill are concluded, the hours of meeting and routine of business shall be varied as follows:

   (i) proposals under standing order 75 not be proceeded with,

   (ii) on Tuesday, 14 August 2018:

      (A) the hours of meeting shall be noon to adjournment,

      (B) the routine of business from not later than 7.20 pm shall be consideration of the bill only, and

      (C) the Senate shall adjourn, without debate, at 10.30 pm;

   (iii) on Wednesday, 15 August 2018:

      (A) the hours of meeting shall be 9.30 am to adjournment,

      (B) the routine of business from not later than 7.20 pm shall be consideration of the bill only,

      (C) the question for the adjournment of the Senate shall be proposed at 9.50 pm, and

      (D) the Senate shall adjourn at 10.30 pm;

   (iv) on Thursday, 16 August 2018:

      (A) the hours of meeting shall be 9.30 am to adjournment,

      (B) the routine of business from not later than 4.30 pm shall be consideration of the bill only,

      (C) divisions may take place after 4.30 pm, and

      (D) the Senate shall adjourn, without debate, after proceedings on the bill are concluded.