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Odgers' Australian Senate Practice Thirteenth Edition

Chapter 11 - Voting and divisions

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Declaration of interest

From 1994 to 2003 senators were required to declare any relevant interest as soon as practicable after a division was called for if the senator intended to vote in that division. The abolition of this requirement does not prevent senators voluntarily doing so.[40]

40. See also Chapter 6, Senators, under Pecuniary interests.