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Australia. Parliament. Senate. Select Committee on Legislation Procedures
Title
Report : 1 December 1989 / The Senate Select Committee on Legislation Procedures
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Canberra : Australian Government Pub. Service, 1990
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Senate Select Committee on Legislation Procedures-Report 1
THE SENATE SELECT COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION PROCEDURES REPORT 3
CONTENTS 7
Reference of bills to committees 10
Choice of bills to be referred 13
Method of referring bills 16
Appropriate committees 17
Stage at which bills should be referred 18
Matters to be considered by committees 20
Procedures of committees 21
Time for committees to meet 22
Treatment of bills returned from committees 23
Expediting proceedings on some bills 25
Estimates Committees and consideration of appropriation bills 27
Divisions 29
Motions for the suspension of standing orders 30
Quorum 30
Avoidance of an excessive concentration of bills at the end of a period of sittings 31
Summary of recommendations 32
Conclusion 34
APPENDIX 1 BILLS REFERRED TO SENATE STANDING OR SELECT COMMITTEES 1970-1988 36
APPENDIX 2 COMPARATIVE TABLE OF SITTING DAYS AND ACTS PASSED IN THE LEGISLATURES OF AUSTRALIA, CANADA, BRITAIN AND THE UNITED STATES 47
APPENDIX 3 TIME SPENT ON UNOPPOSED BILLS RECEIVED FROM HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES - SECOND READING DEBATES 49
APPENDIX 4 REFERENCE OF BILLS TO COMMITTEES PROPOSED SESSIONAL ORDER 50
APPENDIX 5 MOTIONS AND AMENDMENTS TO REFER BILLS TO COMMITTEES - TIME LIMITS 57
APPENDIX 6 WEDNESDAYS TO BE RESERVED FOR COMMITTEE MEETINGS 58
APPENDIX 7 DEBATE ON BILLS RECEIVED FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 60
APPENDIX 8 CONSIDERATION OF APPROPRIATION BILLS IN COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE 61
APPENDIX 9 POWERS OF ESTIMATES COMMITTEES 63
APPENDIX 10 MOTIONS FOR SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS LIMITATION OF DERATE 64

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