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   15   Suspension of standing orders—Meeting of the House

Mr Porter (Leader of the House) moved—That:

(1)    the House may meet in a manner and form not otherwise provided in the standing orders with the agreement of the Leader of the House and the Manager of Opposition Business, with the manner in which Members may be present (including for the purposes of achieving a quorum) to be determined by the Speaker; and

(2)    any consequent changes to the rules and orders necessary to enable such a meeting to commence may be determined by agreement of the Leader of the House and the Manager of Opposition Business.

Debate ensued.

Question—put and passed.