Senate debates

Thursday, 30 March 2017



10:58 am

Photo of George BrandisGeorge Brandis (Queensland, Liberal Party, Attorney-General) Share this | | Hansard source

by leave—I move:


(1) If by 2 pm on Thursday, 30 March 2017, the following bills have not been finally considered:

Human Rights Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan) Bill 2016,

(a) the hours of meeting shall be 9.30 am to adjournment;

(b) the routine of business from not later than 4.30 pm shall be government business only;

(c) divisions may take place after 4.30 pm; and

(d) the Senate shall adjourn without debate after it has finally considered the bills listed above, or a motion for the adjournment is moved by a minister, whichever is the earlier.

(2) If by 12.45 pm on Thursday, 30 March 2017, the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Take-Home Pay) Bill 2017 has not been finally considered, the questions on all remaining stages shall be put without debate.

And I move:

That the motion be moved immediately and determined without amendment or debate.

Photo of Peter Whish-WilsonPeter Whish-Wilson (Tasmania, Australian Greens) Share this | | Hansard source

The question is that the question be now put.

Question agreed to.

The question now is that the motion moved by Senator Brandis be agreed to.

Question agreed to.