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No. 16/2002 9 to 12 December 2002

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General

9 to 12 December

2002

Number of sitting days

4

60

Average length of a sitting day

12 hrs 37 mins

8 hrs 59 mins

Longest sitting day

22 hrs 54 mins
(12 December 2002)

22 hrs 55 mins
(12 December 2002)

Shortest sitting day

8 hrs 10 mins
(10 December 2002)

0 hrs 02 mins
(24 October 2002)

Hours of sitting

50 hrs 28 mins

539 hrs 07 mins

Business conducted in the Senate

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

 

33 hrs 24 mins
7 hrs 32 mins
4 hrs 13 mins

2 hrs 19 mins
1 hr 06 mins
1 hr 54 mins

 

288 hrs 54 mins
110 hrs 18 mins
56 hrs 50 mins
11 hrs 02 mins
19 hrs 42 mins
19 hrs 34 mins
32 hrs 47 mins

Questions placed on notice

26^

1023

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

92


4 sitting days

1236


54 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

23.0

22.9

Petitions presented

11

99

Signatories to petitions

5392

45 659

Divisions

14

119

 

^ Questions placed on notice from 6 to 12 December inclusive


Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

1
1

 

12
15

Received from the House of Representatives

13

168

Passed in the Senate

18

156

Bills negatived or discharged from Notice Paper

3

7

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

12

63

Bills referred to committees

2

56

Private senators' bills restored to Notice Paper

1

22

Bill created by division of bill in the Senate

0

1

 

Business conducted in the Senate 2002, to date

Business conducted in the Senate 2002, to date

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 9 to 12 December 2002

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 9 to 12 December 2002

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

 


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