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Sessional Orders Amendment
Type of vote: Motion (Amendment)
Moved by: Greens
Tuesday, 24 September 2019
|Greens, Hickey||Labor, Liberals, Ogilvie|
That the Amendment be amended by adding the following new clause after clause (2) :-
(3) The following new Sessional Order is inserted after Sessional Order 48A:-
48B Maximum time for Questions and Answers
Notwithstanding the provisions of standing order 48, the Speaker shall ensure the time taken to ask a Question does not exceed one minute, and the time taken to answer a Question does not exceed four minutes.
That the Sessional Orders be amended as follows: -
1. The Sessional Order replacing Standing Order 42 be amended as follows:-
(a) leave out “Other Members”, wherever occurring, and insert instead “Greens Members”;
(b) after paragraph (b), by inserting the following new paragraph
“(ba) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (a) and the weekly rotations prescribed in paragraph (b), the Independent Member for Clark, may, once in every four sitting weeks, call on an item of Private Members Business at Noon to 1.00 p.m.”
2. Sessional Order 48A is amended by leaving out “and two by other members” and insert instead, “, two by Members of the Greens and one by the Independent Member for Clark if such Member seeks the call”.