House debates

Thursday, 25 November 2021



11:19 am

Photo of Peter DuttonPeter Dutton (Dickson, Liberal Party, Minister for Defence) Share this | Hansard source

The vote required an absolute majority, which was not achieved. The normal practice in this House, as I understand it, is for you to declare the vote as you have, Mr Speaker, but to note at that point that, given an absolute majority had not been achieved, the motion moved by the honourable member does not carry.


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