Senate debates

Wednesday, 1 December 2021


Consideration of Legislation

3:21 pm

Photo of Simon BirminghamSimon Birmingham (SA, Liberal Party, Minister for Finance) Share this | Hansard source

I move the motion as circulated:


(a) the hours of meeting for today be 9.30 am to adjournment;

(b) the following bills be called on immediately and have precedence over all other business:

(i) Telstra Corporation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021,

(ii) Autonomous Sanction Reform (Thematic Sanctions) Bill 2021,

(iii) Defence Legislation Amendment (Discipline Reform) Bill 2021, and

(iv) Electoral Legislation Amendment (Political Campaigners) Bill 2021;

(c) if consideration of the bills has not concluded by 6.20 pm the questions on all remaining stages be put without debate;

(d) paragraph (c) operate as a limitation of debate under standing order 142; and

(e) following consideration of the bills, the routine of business be as follows:

(i) petitions,

(ii) notices of motion,

(iii) postponement and rearrangement of business,

(iv) discovery of formal business,

(v) tabling and consideration of committee reports, and

(vi) adjournment without debate.


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