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No. 4/2002 14 to 16 May 2002

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General

14 to 16 May

2002 to date

Number of sitting days

3

13

Average length of a sitting day

8 hrs 19 mins

9 hrs 27 mins

Longest sitting day

10 hrs 31 mins
(16 May 2002)

14 hrs 51 mins
(14 March 2002)

Shortest sitting day

4 hrs 12 mins
(14 May 2002)

3 hrs 24 mins
(12 February 2002)

Hours of sitting

24 hrs 58 mins

122 hrs 49 mins

Business conducted in the Senate

  • government business
  • general business
  • questions without notice
  • urgency/MPI
  • business of the Senate
  • other
  • adjournment debate

 

9 hrs 25 mins
7hrs 58 mins
3 hrs 12 mins
0 mins
2 hrs 26 mins
05 mins
1 hr 52 mins

 

61 hrs 45 mins
29 hrs 44 mins
12 hrs 39 mins
1 hr 46 mins
4 hrs 17 mins
6 hrs 00 mins
6 hrs 38 mins

Questions placed on notice

124^

333

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

64

3 sitting days

278

12 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

21.3

23.2

Petitions presented

3

24

Signatories to petitions

469

8363

Divisions

5

25

 

^ Questions placed on notice from 22 March to 16 May inclusive


Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

0
2

 

7
4

Received from the House of Representatives

4

40

Passed in the Senate

1

33

Bills negatived

0

0

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

0

14

Bills referred to committees

1

22

Private senators' bills restored to Notice Paper

4

18

 

Business conducted in the Senate 2002, to date

Business conducted in the Senate 2002, to date

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 14 to 16 May 2002

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 14 to 16 May 2002

Note: These figures do not include time spent on adjournment debates


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