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Friday, 15 December 1911

Bill received from House of Represen tatives.

Motion (by Senator McGregor) proposed -

That so much of the Standing Orders be suspended as would prevent this Bill being passed through all its stages without delay.

Senator Sir JOSIAHSYMON (South Australia) [10.46]. - I wish to ask a question with regard to the very fair statement made by my honorable friend, the Vice-President of the Executive Council, as to arrangements for the sittings of the

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Senate. Is there any prospect of an allnight sitting on Monday? If my honorable friend will make the concession that there shall be no all-night sitting, then I think it will meet with the convenience of the majority of honorable senators.

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