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Thursday, 3 December 2015
Page: 9775


Senator FIFIELD (VictoriaManager of Government Business in the Senate, Minister for Communications, Minister for the Arts and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Digital Government) (10:13): I move the motion as circulated:

That, on Thursday, 3 December 2015:

(a) the hours of meeting shall be 9.30 am to adjournment;

(b) consideration of bills under standing order 57(1) (d) (i) relating to private senators' bills shall not be proceeded with and that government business shall have precedence over all other business for 2 hours and 20 minutes and that the following government business orders of the day shall be considered:

No. 6 Tax Laws Amendment (Combating Multinational Tax Avoidance) Bill 2015

No. 1 Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015

No. 2 Labor 2013-14 Budget Savings (Measures No. 2) Bill 2015;

(c) from not later than 12.45 pm, the government business order of the day relating to the Export Control Amendment (Quotas) Bill 2015 shall be considered;

(d) government business shall be called on after consideration of the bill listed in paragraph (c) and considered till not later than 2 pm;

(e) if by 2 pm the following bills have not been finally considered:

   Tax Laws Amendment (Combating Multinational Tax Avoidance) Bill 2015

   Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015

   Export Control Amendment (Quotas) Bill 2015

   Labor 2013-14 Budget Savings (Measures No. 2) Bill 2015, then

(i) consideration of general business and consideration of committee reports, government responses and Auditor General's reports under standing order 62(1) and (2) shall not be proceeded with,

(ii) the routine of business from not later than 4.30 pm shall be government business only,

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

(iv) the question for the adjournment of the Senate shall be proposed after it has finally considered the bills listed above, or a motion for the adjournment is moved by a minister, whichever is the earlier.