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senate vote 2018-09-10#5

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on 2019-02-08 12:02:25

Title

  • Bills — Animal Export Legislation Amendment (Ending Long-Haul Live Sheep Exports) Bill 2018; Third Reading
  • Animal Export Legislation Amendment (Ending Long-Haul Live Sheep Exports) Bill 2018 - Third Reading - Pass the bill

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Scott Ryan</p>
  • <p>The question is that the bill be read a third time.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](https://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2018-09-10.18.1) to pass the bill in the Senate. In parliamentary jargon, they voted to read the bill [for a third time](https://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html).
  • ### What does this bill do?
  • This [bill](https://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id:legislation/billhome/s1129) was introduced to:
  • > *restrict the long haul export of live sheep and lambs during the northern hemisphere summer months of July, August or September in a five year transitional period, or at any time after that period, where the voyage is by ship and of duration exceeding 10 days, and where a place in that voyage is either the Persian Gulf or the Red Sea (regardless of whether it is the final destination).*