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Wednesday, 21 August 1996
Page: 2758

Motion (by Senator Kemp)—by leave—agreed to:

That:

(a)   the hours of meeting for Thursday, 22 August 1996, be from 9.30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 7.30 p.m. to adjournment;

(b)   the routine of business shall be:

   (i)         Petitions

   (ii)         Notices of motion

   (iii)         Postponement and rearrangement of business

   (iv)         Formal motions—discovery of formal business

   (v)         Any debate on committee reports

   (vi)         Government business

   (vii)      At 2 p.m., questions

   (viii)      Motions to take note of answers

   (ix)         Any proposal to debate a matter of public importance or urgency

   (x)         Not later than 4.30 p.m., general business

   (xi)         Consideration of committee reports and government responses under standing order 62

   (xii)      At 7.30 p.m., Budget Statement and documents—party leaders to make responses to the statement and documents

   (xiii)      Adjournment

(d)   The question for the adjournment of the Senate not be proposed until a motion for the adjournment is moved by a minister and the procedures for the adjournment shall be as specified in the sessional order of 2 February 1994 relating to the times of sitting and routine of business.