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LAW AND JUSTICE—TERRITORIES—LEGISLATIVE POWER

Senator Hanson-Young, also on behalf of Senator Humphries, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 675—That the Senate recognises the sovereignty of the territory parliaments to legislate within the powers conferred on them by the Federal Parliament, without interference from the Federal Government.

Question put.

The Senate divided—

AYES,7


Senators—
Brown, BobHumphriesMilneXenophon
Hanson-YoungLudlamSiewert (Teller)

NOES, 50


Senators—
AbetzCollinsHurleyO'Brien (Teller)
AdamsCoonanHutchinsParry
BarnettCormannJohnstonPolley
BernardiCrossinJoycePratt
BilykEgglestonKrogerRyan
BishopFarrellLudwigScullion
BoswellFeeneyLundyStephens
BoyceFergusonMarshallSterle
Brown, CarolFieldingMasonTroeth
BushbyFifieldMcGauranTrood
CarrForshawMcLucasWortley
CashFurnerMoore
ColbeckHoggNash

Question negatived.

Statements by leave: The Special Minister of State (Senator Ludwig) and the Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown), by leave, made statements relating to general business notices of motion nos 674 and 675.