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QUESTIONS

Questions without notice being asked—

Paper

Mr McMullan, in accordance with standing order 321, having called for a document quoted from by Mr Anderson (Minister for Transport and Regional Services)—

Mr Anderson presented the following paper:

Diesel fuel—Low sulphur and vehicle emission standards—Copy of letter from Stuart Hicks, Chairman, National Road Transport Commission to Mr Anderson, 4 June 1999.

Questions without notice continuing—


Member ordered to withdraw

At 2.47 p.m. the Member for the Northern Territory (Mr Snowdon) was ordered, under standing order 304A, to withdraw from the House for one hour for continuing to interject after a warning had been given from the Chair.

Mr Snowdon having reflected on the Chair—

Member named and suspended

The Speaker named the Member for the Northern Territory.

Mr McGauran (Acting Leader of the House) moved—That the Member for the Northern Territory be suspended from the service of the House.

Question—put.

The House divided (the Speaker, Mr J. N. Andrew, in the Chair)—

AYES, 75

Mr AbbottMr EntschMr LawlerMr Schultz
Mr AndersonMr FaheyMr LiebermanMr Scott
Mr K. J. AndrewsMr FischerMr LindsayMr Secker
Mr AnthonyMr Forrest*Mr LloydMr Slipper
Mr BairdMrs GallusMr McArthur*Mr Somlyay
Mr BarresiMs GambaroMr I. E. MacfarlaneMrs Stone
Mr BartlettMrs GashMr McGauranMrs Sullivan
Mr BillsonMr GeorgiouMrs MayMr C. P. Thompson
Mrs B. K. BishopMr HaaseMr MooreMr A. P. Thomson
Ms J. I. BishopMr HardgraveMr NairnMr Truss
Mr BroughMr HawkerMr NehlMr Tuckey
Mr CadmanMr HockeyDr NelsonMr M. A. J. Vaile
Mr CameronMr HowardMr NevilleMrs D. S. Vale
Mr CausleyMrs HullMr NugentMr Wakelin
Mr CharlesMr JullMr ProsserDr Washer
Mr CostelloMr KatterMr PyneMr Williams
Mr DownerMrs D. M. KellyMr RonaldsonDr Wooldridge
Mrs DraperJackie KellyMr RuddockMs Worth
Mrs ElsonDr KempMr St Clair

NOES, 62

Mr AdamsMr FitzgibbonMr McClellandMs Roxon
Mr AlbaneseMs GerickMs J. S. McFarlaneMr Sawford*
Mr BeazleyMr GibbonsMs MacklinMr Sciacca
Mr BreretonMr GriffinMr McLeayMr Sercombe*
Ms BurkeMs HallMr McMullanMr Sidebottom
Mr CoxMr HattonMr MelhamMr Smith
Mr CreanMr HollisMr MorrisMr Snowdon
Mrs CrosioMr HorneMr MossfieldMr Swan
Mr DanbyMrs IrwinMr MurphyMr Tanner
Mr EdwardsMr JenkinsMs O[quot ]ByrneDr Theophanous
Ms EllisMs KernotMr O[quot ]ConnorMr K. J. Thomson
Dr EmersonMr KerrMr O[quot ]KeefeMr Wilkie
Mr G. J. EvansMr LathamMs PlibersekMr Wilton
Mr M. J. EvansDr LawrenceMr PriceMr Zahra
Mr L. D. T. FergusonMr LeeMr Quick
Mr M. J. FergusonMs LivermoreMr Ripoll

* Tellers

Pairs

Dr Southcott Mr Martin

Mrs Moylan Ms Gillard

Ms Bailey Ms Hoare

Mr Reith Mr Bevis

And so it was resolved in the affirmative.

The Member was, therefore, suspended at 2.56 p.m. for 24 hours under standing order 305, and he accordingly withdrew from the Chamber.

Questions without notice continued.