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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1995 Week 04 Hansard (Tuesday, 20 June 1995) . . Page.. 880 ..


before the postponement of business, that we are suddenly required to sit through, not only from 8.00 pm until 10.00 pm, but presumably until the small hours of the morning, with absolutely no warning. I find that behaviour of the Government absolutely disgraceful.

Question put:

That the Assembly do now adjourn.

The Assembly voted -

AYES, 8

NOES, 9

Mr Berry

Mrs Carnell

Mr Connolly

Mr Cornwell

Ms Follett

Mr De Domenico

Ms Horodny

Mr Hird

Ms McRae

Mr Humphries

Ms Tucker

Mr Kaine

Mr Whitecross

Mr Moore

Mr Wood

Mr Osborne

Mr Stefaniak

Question so resolved in the negative.

SUSPENSION OF SITTING

MR HUMPHRIES (Attorney-General) (5.50): Mr Speaker, I seek leave to move a motion relating to the suspension of the house for dinner.

Leave granted.

MR HUMPHRIES: I thank members. I move:

That this sitting of the Assembly be suspended and the chair be resumed at 7.30 pm following the ringing of the bells.

MR BERRY (5.51): I think the matter is self-explanatory, but one cannot miss the opportunity to again - - -

Mr Moore: One could, you know. One could just sit down.

MR BERRY: Yes, but one is not going to. One could not miss the opportunity to express a view about this sort of business.


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