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representatives vote 2020-02-26#14

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  • Bills — Statute Update (Regulations References) Bill 2020; Third Reading
  • Statute Update (Regulations References) Bill 2020 - Third Reading - Let a vote happen


  • <p class="speaker">Tony Smith</p>
  • <p>The question now is that the motion moved by the minister to suspend standing orders be agreed to.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion]( to let a vote happen. In parliamentary jargon, they voted in favour of suspending the usual rules - known as [standing orders]( - which means the [third reading motion]( - the vote on whether to pass the bill - can take place "without delay".
  • ### Motion text
  • > *That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent the motion for the third reading being moved without delay.*