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Question so resolved in the negative.
Motion (by Mr Corbell) agreed to, with the concurrence of an absolute majority:
That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the Assembly completing its consideration of notice No 2, Assembly business.
Motion (by Mr Seselja) agreed to, with the concurrence of an absolute majority.
That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent notice No 4, Assembly business, relating to the proposed establishment of a Select Committee on Estimates 2008-2009, being called on forthwith.
Estimates 2008-2009—Select Committee
MR SESELJA (Molonglo—Leader of the Opposition) (12.15): I move:
(1) a Select Committee on Estimates 2008-2009 be established to examine the expenditure proposals contained in the Appropriation Bill 2008-2009 and any revenue estimates proposed by the Government in the 2008-2009 Budget;
(2) the Committee be composed of:
(a) two Members to be nominated by the Government;
(b) two Members to be nominated by the Opposition; and
(c) one Member to be nominated by the Crossbench;
to be notified in writing to the Speaker by 4 p.m. today;
(3) the Committee report by 17 June 2008;