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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 04 Hansard (Thursday, 10 April 2008) . . Page.. 1326 ..


Mr Smyth: On a point of order, Mr Speaker: if it was put incorrectly and therefore is out of order, surely the clock has to be restored to five minutes and I will finish my speech.

MR SPEAKER: There is a motion before the house that the question be put.

Mr Smyth: If the other motion was incorrect, then surely we revert to—

MR SPEAKER: What I am saying here, Mr Smyth, is that the motion previously carried has no standing but the motion before the house now has standing. The motion before the house now is that the question be now put.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 9

Noes 8

Mr Barr

Mr Hargreaves

Mrs Burke

Mr Seselja

Mr Berry

Ms MacDonald

Mrs Dunne

Mr Smyth

Mr Corbell

Ms Porter

Dr Foskey

Mr Stefaniak

Ms Gallagher

Mr Stanhope

Mr Mulcahy

Mr Gentleman

Mr Pratt

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Question put:

That Mr Corbell’s amendments be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 9

Noes 8

Mr Barr

Mr Hargreaves

Mrs Burke

Mr Seselja

Mr Berry

Ms MacDonald

Mrs Dunne

Mr Smyth

Mr Corbell

Ms Porter

Dr Foskey

Mr Stefaniak

Ms Gallagher

Mr Stanhope

Mr Mulcahy

Mr Gentleman

Mr Pratt

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Amendments agreed to.

MR SESELJA (Molonglo—Leader of the Opposition): Mr Speaker, I seek leave to move the amendment circulated in my name.

Leave not granted.

Standing orders—suspension

MR SESELJA (Molonglo—Leader of the Opposition) (4.43): Mr Speaker, I move:


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