Senate debates

Thursday, 9 February 2017


National Integrity Commission Bill 2013; Second Reading

9:31 am

Photo of Stephen ParryStephen Parry (President) Share this | Hansard source

I understand what you are asking, Senator McKim. No, you cannot. You can do things between items of business, but we have embarked upon an item of business and clearly you did not rise in your seat until after I had called upon the Clerk to call on business. There was opportunity prior to that for you to do that. But at other times during the day there will be junctures where you could take that course of action and seek leave to make a comment or statements. What course of action you take, whether that leave is granted or not, is a matter for you. I have called the Clerk, we have moved on to business and I call the first speaker.


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