Wednesday, 19 June 2013
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill 2013; In Committee
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—