Senate debates

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Bills

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill 2013; In Committee

10:54 am

Photo of Larissa WatersLarissa Waters (Queensland, Australian Greens) Share this | Hansard source

Sorry, my apologies, Chair—

Honourable senators interjecting—

The CHAIRMAN: Order! Senators on my left are not assisting this matter! Order on my left! In the time this has taken we could have voted on all three separately.

I seek leave that the three tranches of amendments be voted on separately.

The CHAIRMAN: It is not a matter of leave. You cannot seek that by leave. It is a matter of discretion of the chair. I now put the questions: that amendments (1) to (3) on sheet 7576, amendment (1) on sheet 7374 and amendment (1) on sheet 7394, moved by Senator Waters by leave together, be agreed to.

A division having been called and the bells rung—

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