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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2012 Week 8 Hansard (23 August) . . Page.. 3335..


Mr Speaker—and I hope that everyone can agree with this statement—the University of Canberra's expansion plans will be a great boost to the territory.

Mr Seselja interjecting—

MR SPEAKER: Order!

Mr Seselja interjecting—

MR SPEAKER: Mr Seselja, thank you.

Mr Seselja interjecting—

MR SPEAKER: Mr Seselja!

Mr Seselja interjecting—

MR SPEAKER: Mr Seselja, you are now warned. I have just spoken to you three times, and you ignored me.

MR BARR: The University of Canberra's expansion plans will be a great boost to the territory.

Mr Seselja: Point of order, Mr Speaker.

MR SPEAKER: Order! One moment. Stop the clocks, thank you.

Mr Seselja: I seek your clarification because I do not think you have answered Mrs Dunne's question. Is the issue we are dealing with here that Mr Hanson is precluded from moving the adjournment? Is that your ruling?

MR SPEAKER: No, not at all.

Mr Seselja: So he is entitled to move the adjournment which should be before the Assembly—or is he not? Are you just able to clarify that?

MR SPEAKER: Yes; let me spell it out one more time. I will speak more slowly this time. Mr Barr stood to move his motion, which he is entitled to do.

Members interjecting—

MR SPEAKER: Mr Hanson, one moment. I have been asked for an explanation. Mr Barr stood to move his motion, which he is entitled to do under the procedures of the Assembly. Under standing order 61:

A Member may not interrupt another Member whilst speaking, unless:

(a) to call attention to a point of order ...


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