General statistics 2002

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Summer/Autumn

Budget/Winter

Spring

Total

Number of sitting days Graph

10

11
39
60

Hours of sitting Graph

97 hrs 51 mins

99 hrs 49 mins
341 hrs 27 mins
539 hrs 07 mins

Average length of a sitting day Graph

9 hrs 47 mins

9 hrs 04 mins
8 hrs 45 mins
8 hrs 59 mins

Longest sitting day

14 hrs 51 mins
(14 March 2002)

17 hrs 50 mins
(27 June 2002)

22 hrs 54 mins
(12 December 2002)
N/A

Shortest sitting day

3 hrs 24 mins
(12 February 2002)

1 hr 13 mins
(17 June 2002)
02 mins
(24 October 2002)
N/A

Questions placed on notice

208
(1/1 - 21/3)

201
(22/3 - 30/6)
645
(1/7 - 31/12)
1054
Questions without notice*More info
214
219
803
1236
Question time held on:

9 sitting days

10 sitting days
35 sitting days
54 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice* More info

23.8

21.9
22.9
22.9

Petitions presented More info

21

8
70
99

Signatories to petitions

7894

2257
35 508
45 659
Delegated legislation Notices of motion for disallowance: More info      
Given
5
8
12
25

Agreed to

1
2
3
6

Negatived

0
2
8
10

Withdrawn

0
1
8
9

Still before the Senate

4
7
1
N/A

Statements by the President and the Chair of Committees More info

5
4
14
23

Ministerial statements More info

0
1
6
7

Matters of public importance More info

2
0
1
3

Urgency motions More info

0
0
8
8

Principal motions agreed to More info

21
13
72
106

Condolence motions More info

4
2
3
9

Censure motions More info

1
0
0
1

Orders for the production of documents More info

4
9
23
36

Government responses to committee reports tabled More info

1
15
23
39

Divisions More info

20
19
80
119

* Includes supplementary questions.


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