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Australia. Parliament. House of Representatives. Standing Committee on Procedure
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Second report : days and hours of sitting and the effective use of the time of the House, May 1986 / House of Representatives Standing Committee on Procedure
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Nq 328.94 AUS
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Canberra : Government Printer, 1986
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96
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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES STANDING COMMITTEE ON PROCEDURE Second Report Days and hours of sitting and the effective use of the time of the House 1
House of Representatives Standing Committee on Procedure Second Report Days and hours of sitting and the effective use of the time of the House 3
TABLE OP CONTENTS 9
INTRODUCTION 11
DAYS AND HOURS OF SITTING 16
BUSINESS PROGRAMMING 24
OPPORTUNITIES FOR PRIVATE MEMBERS 27
PPOSITION BUSINESS AND MATTERS OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE 34
PRESENTATION AND CONSIDERATION OF COMMITTEE AND DELEGATION REPORTS 36
LEGISLATION COMMITTEES 39
REMOVAL OF CERTAIN PROCEEDINGS FROM THE CHAMBER 40
SPEECH TIME LIMITS 43
READING SPEECHES 44
INCORPORATION OF MINISTERS' SECOND READING SPEECHES 45
PETITIONS 47
QUORUM PROVISIONS 52
RECOMMENDATIONS 57
Dissenting Report of Mr E.J. Lindsay, RFD, MP. 68
APPENDIXES APPENDIX 1 APPORTIONMENT OF HOUSE TIME 70
APPENDIX 2 PROPOSED WEEKLY TIMETABLE 73
APPENDIX 3 DAYS AND HOURS OF SITTING - HISTORICAL AVERAGES 74
APPENDIX 4 QUESTIONNAIRE ON SITTING HOURS SUMMARY OF RESPONSES 75
APPENDIX 5 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH OF MEMBERS - SUMMARIES OF REPORTS OF TWO RECENT STUDIES 76
APPENDIX 6 HOUSE TIME 1970-85 78
APPENDIX 7 HOUSE CONSIDERATION OF LEGISLATION 1984-85 79
APPENDIX 8 RESPONSE TO THE FIRST REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PROCEDURE 84
APPENDIX 9 MATTERS OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE DISCUSSED IN 1985 85
APPENDIX 10 CONSIDERATION OF COMMITTEE AND DELEGATION REPORTS, 1984-85 89
APPENDIX 11 CONSIDERATION OF BILLS IN COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE 1964-85 90
APPENDIX 12 CONSIDERATION OF BILLS IN COMMITTEE OF WHOLE - 1984 and 1985 91
APPENDIX 13 PETITIONS RECEIVED 1901-85 92
APPENDIX 14 QUORUM REQUIREMENTS OF LOWER HOUSES OF SELECTED PARLIAMENTS 93
APPENDIX 15 SUBMISSIONS 94

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