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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1995 Week 06 Hansard (Tuesday, 19 September 1995) . . Page.. 1455 ..


SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS

Motion (by Mr Humphries) agreed to, with the concurrence of an absolute majority:

That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent:

(1) any business before the Assembly at 3.00 pm this day being interrupted to allow the Treasurer to be called on forthwith to present the Appropriation Bill 1995-96;

(2) (a) questions without notice concluding at the time of interruption; or

 (b) debate on any motion before the Assembly at the time of interruption being adjourned until the question “That debate on the Appropriation Bill 1995-96 be adjourned and the resumption of the debate be made an order of the day for the next sitting” is agreed;

(3) at 3.00 pm on Thursday, 21 September 1995, the order of the day for resumption of debate on the question “That the Appropriation Bill 1995-96 be agreed to in principle” being called on notwithstanding any business before the Assembly, and that the time limit on the speech of the Leader of the Opposition be equivalent to the time taken by the Treasurer in moving the motion “That the Bill be agreed to in principle”; and

(4) (a) questions without notice concluding at the time of interruption; or

 (b) debate on any motion before the Assembly at that time being adjourned until a later hour that day.

AUTHORITY TO RECORD, BROADCAST AND PHOTOGRAPH PROCEEDINGS

Motion (by Mr Humphries), by leave, agreed to:

That the Assembly authorises:

(1) the recording on video tape without sound by the television networks of proceedings during questions without notice and the presentation of the Appropriation Bill 1995-96 today, Tuesday, 19 September 1995, and the Leader of the Opposition’s speech on the resumption of the debate on Thursday, 21 September 1995;


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