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senate vote 2021-02-25#4

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  • Motions — Nbn Co
  • Motions - NBN Co - Let a vote happen

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Katy Gallagher</p>
  • <p>I seek leave to move general business notice of motion No. 1040, and that it be determined without amendment or debate.</p>
  • <p>Leave not granted.</p>
  • An absolute majority voted in favour of suspending the usual parliamentary rules - known as [standing orders](https://peo.gov.au/understand-our-parliament/how-parliament-works/parliament-at-work/standing-orders/) - in order to let a vote on a [motion](https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/divisions/senate/2021-02-25/5) happen.
  • ### Motion text
  • > *That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent me from moving general business notice of motion No. 1040, and that it be determined without amendment or debate.*
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent me from moving general business notice of motion No. 1040, and that it be determined without amendment or debate.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Scott Ryan</p>
  • <p>The question is that the motion to suspend standing orders moved by Senator Gallagher be agreed to, which requires an absolute majority.</p>
  • <p>Question agreed to.</p>