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senate vote 2020-06-18#2

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  • Business Senate Temporary Orders
  • Business - Senate Temporary Orders - Speed things along


  • <p class="speaker">Mathias Cormann</p>
  • <p>I seek leave to move motion 705, in relation to a variation to the standing orders, now.</p>
  • <p>Leave not granted.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion]( to speed things along. In parliamentary jargon, they voted to *put the question*.
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent general business notice of motion No. 705 being moved immediately and determined without amendment or debate.</p>
  • <p>I also move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That the question be now put.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Scott Ryan</p>
  • <p>The question is that the question be put.</p>
  • <p>The question is that the standing orders be suspended, as moved by the minister.</p>