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No. 2/2005 7 to 10 March 2005

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General

7 to 10 March

2005 to date

Number of sitting days

4

7

Average length of a sitting day

9 hrs 03 mins

9 hrs 03 mins

Longest sitting day

9 hrs 53 mins
(9 March 2005)

10 hrs 13 mins
(9 February 2005)

Shortest sitting day

8 hrs 38 mins
(8 March 2005)

8 hrs 02 mins
(8 February 2005)

Hours of sitting

36 hrs 14 mins

63 hrs 24 mins

Business conducted in the Senate

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

 

16 hrs 26 mins
9 hrs 14 mins
4 hrs 14 mins
1 hr 01 mins
1 hr 24 mins
0 hrs 06 mins
3 hrs 49 mins

 

27 hrs 59 mins
16 hrs 32 mins
7 hrs 38 mins
3 hrs 07 mins
1 hr 24 mins
0 hrs 10 mins
6 hrs 34 mins

Questions placed on notice

111^

279*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

92

4 sitting days

154

7 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

22.3

22

Petitions presented

1

3

Signatories to petitions

15

647

Divisions

3

6

 

^ Questions placed on notice from 11 February to 10 March 2005 inclusive
* Questions placed on notice from 10 December 2004 to 10 March 2005 inclusive


Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

0
1

 

0
1

Received from the House of Representatives

33

46

Passed in the Senate

14

35

Bills negatived

0

0

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

0

2

Bills referred to committees

4

8

 

Business conducted in the Senate 2005, to date

Business conducted in the Senate 2005, to date

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 7 to 10 March 2005

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 7 to 10 March 2005

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


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