Wednesday, 29 November 2017
Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Bill 2017; In Committee
The question is that Liberal Democrat Party amendment (1), on sheet 8321 revised, be agreed to.
A division having been called and the bells being rung—
The CHAIR: Senator Bernardi, on a point of order?
I do note that the person who called the division is no longer present in the chamber, and I wonder whether the division stands, or the request for it, given those circumstances?
The CHAIR: Senator Bernardi, I'm informed that Senator Leyonhjelm called for the division.
I was in the chair, Madam Chair, and the voices I heard did not include Senator Leyonhjelm's.
The CHAIR: I remind senators that when divisions are called for, the people who call divisions need to remain in the chamber. Thank you, Senator Bernardi.
The committee divided. [11:02]
(The Chair—Senator Lines)