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In relation to the other two bills, the government would welcome the support of the Assembly to allow those other two bills to be brought on for debate and dealt with today.

Mr Hanson: I seek leave to speak again.

MADAM SPEAKER: You really cannot, Mr Hanson. Mr Corbell has closed the debate.

A call of the Assembly having commenced—

Members interjecting—

MADAM SPEAKER: Order! Some conversation as the bells are being rung is fine, but continuing a debate across the chamber is not acceptable. And when I call you to order I expect you to come to order.

Question put:

That Mr Corbell’s motion be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 9

Noes 8

Mr Barr

Ms Gallagher

Mr Coe

Mr Seselja

Ms Berry

Mr Gentleman

Mr Doszpot

Mr Smyth

Dr Bourke

Ms Porter

Mrs Dunne

Mr Wall

Ms Burch

Mr Rattenbury

Mr Hanson

Mr Corbell

Mrs Jones

Question so resolved in the affirmative, with the concurrence of an absolute majority.

Standing orders—suspension

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

That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would allow the Chief Minister to explain the change in the status of the urgency of the Health (National Health Funding Pool and Administration) Bill 2012 (No 2) and the inconsistent advice received by the Opposition.

MADAM SPEAKER: Standing orders have been suspended, Chief Minister, to allow you to make a statement. Do you wish to make a statement?

MS GALLAGHER (Molonglo—Chief Minister, Minister for Regional Development, Minister for Health and Minister for Higher Education) (11.22): Thank you, Madam Speaker, and I welcome the opportunity to discuss the Health (National Health

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