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ORDER OF BUSINESS-RE-ARRANGEMENT: Suspension of Standing Orders

The Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Chaney), pursuant to contingent notice, moved-That so much of the Standing Orders be suspended as would prevent the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Chaney) moving a motion relating to the order of business on the Notice Paper.

Question-put and passed.

Senator Chaney thereupon moved-That, after consideration of Government Business, Order of the Day No. 1 (Australian National University Amendment Bill 1984) and Government Business, Order of the Day No. 2 (Canberra College of Advanced Education Amendment Bill 1984), intervening business be postponed till after consideration of General Business, Order of the Day No. 106 (Australian Waters (Nuclear-powered Ships and Nuclear Weapons Prohibition) Bill 1984).

Debate ensued.


The Senate divided

AYES, 30

Senators- Archer Baume Carrick, Sir John Chaney Chipp Collard Crichton-Browne Durack Evans, Jack Guilfoyle, Dame Margaret Haines Hamer Hill Jessop Kilgariff (Teller) Lajovic Lewis MacGibbon Macklin Martin Mason Messner Missen Rae, Peter Reid Scott Teague Townley Watson Withers

NOES, 28

Senators- Bolkus Childs Coates Coleman Colston Cook Crowley Elstob Evans, Gareth Foreman Georges Giles Grimes Harradine Jones McClelland McIntosh Maguire Primmer Ray, Robert Reynolds Richardson Robertson (Teller) Ryan Sibraa Tate Walsh Zakharov

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.