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REGISTER OF SENATORS' INTERESTS--ALLOTMENT OF TIME

The Minister for Veterans' Affairs (Senator Faulkner), at the request of

the Leader of the Government in the Senate (Senator Gareth Evans) and

pursuant to notice, moved--

(1) That, subject to paragraph (3), the following time limits apply to

the further consideration of the motions specified:

MotionMinutes

Registration of Senators'

Interests--proposed resolution 150

Proposed new standing order 22A30.

(2) That this resolution apply to the motions as if they were

questions for the passage of stages of bills, and have the same

effect as an allotment of time for the consideration of bills

under standing order 142, except that:

(a) at any time during the consideration of each motion any

Senator may move a motion to extend the time allotted for that

motion, and that question shall be put and determined without

debate, but no more than two such extension motions may be

moved; and

(b) at the expiration of the time allotted for each motion, any

amendment to that motion which has been circulated by any

Senator but not moved shall be put and determined, and any

Senator who has circulated amendments may speak for not more

than five minutes to all of those amendments together before

the question on the amendments is put.

(3) That the time of 150 minutes for further consideration of the

proposed resolution be reduced by any time longer than 30 minutes

spent debating this resolution.

Debate ensued.

Senator Harradine moved the following amendment:

Paragraph (3), omit the paragraph.

Debate ensued.

Question--That the amendment be agreed to--put.

The Senate divided--

AYES, 36

Abetz Alston Baume Boswell Brownhill Calvert Campbell Chamarette Chapman Crane Crichton-Browne Ellison Ferguson Gibson Harradine Herron Hill Kemp Knowles Macdonald, Ian Macdonald, Sandy MacGibbon McGauran Margetts O'Chee Panizza (Teller) Parer Patterson Short Tambling Teague Tierney Troeth Vanstone Watson Woods

NOES, 35

Beahan Bell Bolkus Bourne Burns Carr Childs Coates Collins Colston Cook Coulter Crowley Denman Devereux Evans, Christopher Evans, Gareth Faulkner Foreman Jones (Teller) Kernot Lees Loosley McKiernan Murphy Neal Ray Reynolds Richardson Schacht Sherry Spindler West Woodley Zakharov

Question agreed to.

Main question, as amended, put.

The Senate divided--

AYES, 36

Beahan Bell Bolkus Bourne Burns Carr Chamarette Childs Coates Collins Colston Cook Coulter Crowley Denman Devereux Evans, Christopher Faulkner Foreman Jones (Teller) Kernot Lees Loosley McKiernan Margetts Murphy Neal Ray Reynolds Richardson Schacht Sherry Spindler West Woodley Zakharov

NOES, 33

Abetz Alston Baume Boswell Brownhill Calvert Campbell Chapman Crane Crichton-Browne Ellison Ferguson Gibson Harradine Herron Hill Kemp Knowles Macdonald, Ian Macdonald, Sandy MacGibbon O'Chee Panizza (Teller) Parer Patterson Short Tambling Teague Tierney Troeth Vanstone Watson Woods

Question agreed to.