Senate debates

Monday, 23 March 2020

Committees

Reporting Date

10:32 am

Photo of Mathias CormannMathias Cormann (WA, Liberal Party, Vice-President of the Executive Council) Share this | | Hansard source

by leave—I move:

That, if required, the time for the presentation of reports on matters referred by the Senate to standing committees, select committees and joint committees may be extended by agreement of the committee, duly notified to the President.

I seek leave to make a brief statement.

Photo of Mathias CormannMathias Cormann (WA, Liberal Party, Vice-President of the Executive Council) Share this | | Hansard source

I can advise the chamber and I can provide reassurance to the chamber that the government will not seek to report early on committee referrals without the full consensus of the committee. I thank the Senate.

Question agreed to.