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No. 8/2002 26 to 29 August 2002

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General

26 to 29 August

2002 to date

Number of sitting days

4

29

Average length of a sitting day

8 hrs 08 mins

8 hrs 57 mins

Longest sitting day

9 hrs 06 mins
(26 August 2002)

17 hrs 50 mins
(27 June 2002)

Shortest sitting day

5 hrs 58 mins
(27 August 2002)

1 hr 13 mins
(17 June 2002)

Hours of sitting

32 hrs 31 mins

259 hrs 34 mins

Business conducted in the Senate

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

 

15 hrs 30 mins
7 hrs 11 mins
4 hrs 09 mins
2 hrs 14 mins
1 hr 32 mins

2 hrs 04 mins

 

127 hrs 52 mins
57 hrs 27 mins
27 hrs 19 mins
6 hrs 17 mins
10 hrs 32 mins
15 hrs 47 mins
14 hrs 20 mins

Questions placed on notice

25^

600

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

87

4 sitting days

581

26 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

21.8

22.3

Petitions presented

6

43

Signatories to petitions

7004

18 287

Divisions

9

53

 

^ Questions placed on notice from 23 to 29 August inclusive


Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

0
0

 

8
6

Received from the House of Representatives

4

94

Passed in the Senate

4

78

Bills negatived

0

2

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

0

17

Bills referred to committees

0

38

Private senators' bills restored to Notice Paper

0

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 26 to 29 August 2002

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 26 to 29 August 2002

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


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