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No. 11/2010  22 to 26 November 2010

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General

22 to 26 November

2010

Number of sitting days

5

40

Average length of a sitting day

9 hrs 28 mins

8 hrs 58 mins

Longest sitting day

12 hrs 00 mins
(25 November)

12 hrs 00 mins
(25 November)

Shortest sitting day

6 hrs 44 mins
(26 November)

3 hrs 04 mins
(28 September)

Hours of sitting

47 hrs 20 mins

358 hrs 44 mins

Business conducted in the Senate

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

 

29 hrs 45 mins
5 hrs 56 mins
4 hrs 13 mins
2 hrs 55 mins
0 hrs 35 mins
0 hrs 23 mins
3 hrs 33 mins

 

144 hrs 19 mins
107 hrs 22 mins
39 hrs 10 mins
23 hrs 29 mins
9 hrs 39 mins
5 hrs 22 mins
29 hrs 23 mins

Questions placed on notice

8^

718*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

114

4 sitting days

1052

37 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

28.5

28.4

Notices of motion given
57
440

Petitions presented

1

27

Signatories to petitions

105

38 297

Divisions

36

152

 

^ Questions placed on notice from 19 November to 26 November 2010 inclusive
* Questions placed on notice from 3 December 2009 to 26 November 2010 inclusive


Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

2
6

 

11
61

Received from the House of Representatives

14

173

Passed in the Senate

12

156

Bills negatived or discharged from Notice Paper

0

4

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

10

38

Bills referred to committees

3

109

Bills restored to the Notice Paper
0
4

 

Business conducted in the Senate 2010

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Business conducted in the Senate in the period 22 to 26 November 2010

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


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