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Friday, 26 May 1989
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Senator ROBERT RAY (Manager of Government Business in the Senate)(9.14) —I seek leave to move the motion with the following amendment:

Paragraph 3 (c), leave out ``1,''.

Leave granted.


Senator ROBERT RAY —I move:

That unless otherwise ordered and notwithstanding anything contained in the Standing or Sessional Orders of the Senate-

(1) The Senate meet from 9 a.m. to 3.45 p.m. on Friday, 26 May 1989.

(2) The days and hours of meeting of the Senate from Monday, 29 May 1989, to the end of the Autumn sittings, be as follows:

(a) 29 May-1 June

Monday, 29 May-

2 p.m.-6.30 p.m.

8 p.m.-10.30 p.m.

Tuesday, 30 May-

2 p.m.-6.30 p.m.

8 p.m.-10.30 p.m.

Wednesday, 31 May-

10 a.m-12.45 p.m.

2 p.m.-7.30 p.m.

Thursday, 1 June-

10 a.m.-6.30 p.m.

8 p.m.-10.30 p.m.

(b) 5-9 June

Monday, 5 June-

2 p.m.-6.30 p.m.

8 p.m.-10.30 p.m.

Tuesday, 6 June-

10 a.m.-12.45 p.m.

2 p.m.-6.30 p.m.

8 p.m.-10.30 p.m.

Wednesday, 7 June-

10 a.m.-12.45 p.m.

2 p.m.-7.30 p.m.

Thursday, 8 June-

10 a.m.-6.30 p.m.

8 p.m.-10.30 p.m.

Friday, 9 June-

9 a.m.-3.45 p.m.; and

(c) 13-16 June

Tuesday, 13 June-

10 a.m.-12.45 p.m.

2 p.m.-6.30 p.m.

8 p.m.-10.30 p.m.

Wednesday, 14 June-

10 a.m.-12.45 p.m.

2 p.m.-7.30 p.m.

Thursday, 15 June-

10 a.m.-6.30 p.m.

8 p.m.-10.30 p.m.

Friday, 16 June-

9 a.m.-3.45 p.m.

(3) The routine of business for Week 2 apply to each of the sitting weeks except as follows:

(a) Tuesday, 6 and 13 June-the routine of business to be:

(i) Petitions

(ii) Notices of Motion

(iii) Formal Motions-Discovery of formal Business

(iv) Postponement and re-arrangement of Business

(v) Government Business

(vi) At 2 p.m., Questions

(vii) Any proposal pursuant to Standing Order 64

(viii) Consideration of Government Papers pursuant to Sessional Order

(ix) Further consideration of Government Business;

(b) Friday, 9 and 16 June-the routine of business for a Friday in Week 1 to apply; and

(c) Thursday, 8 and 15 June-Government Business to take precedence of General Business.