Senate debates

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Business

Consideration of Legislation

3:48 pm

Photo of Anne RustonAnne Ruston (SA, Liberal Party, Assistant Minister for International Development and the Pacific) Share this | | Hansard source

I ask that government business notice of motion No. 1 relating to the consideration of legislation be taken as formal.

Photo of Scott RyanScott Ryan (President) Share this | | Hansard source

Is there any objection? Senator Siewert.

Photo of Rachel SiewertRachel Siewert (WA, Australian Greens) Share this | | Hansard source

Mr President, we have different views on different bills. Could I ask you to put the Treasury Laws Amendment (Strengthening Corporate and Financial Sector Penalties) Bill 2018 separately to the others listed in the motion?

Photo of Scott RyanScott Ryan (President) Share this | | Hansard source

You'd like the last bill listed, the Treasury Laws Amendment (Strengthening Corporate and Financial Sector Penalties) Bill 2018, put separately?

Photo of Scott RyanScott Ryan (President) Share this | | Hansard source

Is leave granted for this motion to be taken as formal on those conditions? Leave is granted.

Photo of Anne RustonAnne Ruston (SA, Liberal Party, Assistant Minister for International Development and the Pacific) Share this | | Hansard source

I move:

That the provisions of paragraphs (5) to (8) of standing order 111 not apply to the following bills, allowing them to be considered during this period of sittings:

Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

Higher Education Support (Charges) Bill 2018

Higher Education Support Amendment (Cost Recovery) Bill 2018

Intelligence Services Amendment Bill 2018

Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018

Treasury Laws Amendment (Strengthening Corporate and Financial Sector Penalties) Bill 2018.

Photo of Scott RyanScott Ryan (President) Share this | | Hansard source

The question is that, in relation to the first five bills listed, government business notice of motion No. 1 be agreed to.

Question agreed to.

The question is that, in relation to the last bill, the Treasury Laws Amendment (Strengthening Corporate and Financial Sector Penalties) Bill 2018, government business notice of motion No. 1 be agreed to.

Question agreed to.