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representatives vote 2007-08-08#1

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  • Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Testing) Legislation
  • Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Testing) Legislation - Speed things along


  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That:<dl><dt>(1)</dt><dd>so much of the standing and sessional orders be suspended in relation to proceedings on the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Testing) Bill 2007 such that, at the conclusion of the second reading debate, not including a Minister speaking in reply, or at 1&#160;p.m. on Wednesday 8 August 2007, whichever is the earlier, a Minister be called to sum up the second reading debate and thereafter, without delay, the immediate question before the House be put, then any question or questions necessary to complete the remaining stages of the Bill be put without amendment or debate; and</dd><dt>(2)</dt><dd>any variation to this arrangement be made only by a motion moved by a Minister.</dd></dl></p>
  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That the question be now put.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion]( to speed things along. In parliamentary jargon, they voted to put the question.