Time spent on the consideration of legislation

These tables show the number of hours in which the Senate sat during a sitting period, and the percentage of that time spent on legislation.

A sitting period is defined as a period during which the Senate adjourns for not more than 20 days.

39th Parliament — 10 November 1998 to 27 September 2001

40th Parliament — 12 February 2002 to 30 August 2004

41st Parliament — 16 November 2004 to 17 October 2007

42nd Parliament — 12 February 2008 to 19 July 2010

43rd Parliament — 28 September 2010 to 28 June 2013

44th Parliament — 12 November 2013 to 27 March 2014

Related links

Brief Guide to Senate Procedure No. 16 - Consideration of Legislation

Senate Brief No. 8- The Senate and Legislation

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