Time spent on consideration of legislation

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39th Parliament—1998-2001


Session

Sitting dates

Business time

Adjournment time

Total time

Total time spent on legislation

% of business time spent on legislation

10 November -
10 December 1998

123 hrs 47 mins

7 hrs 36 mins

131 hrs 23 mins

51 hrs 56 mins

41.9%

Autumn 1999

15 February -
27 May 1999

264 hrs 39 mins

15 hrs 45 mins

280 hrs 24 mins

125 hrs 21 mins

47.4%

Winter 1999

21 June -
30 June 1999

70 hrs 53 mins

9 hrs 06 mins

79 hrs 59 mins

51 hrs 16 mins

72.3%

Spring 1999

9 August -
21 October 1999

227 hrs 29 mins

13 hrs 50 mins

241 hrs 19 mins

111 hrs 56 mins

49.1%

Summer 1999

22 November -
9 December 1999

92 hrs 34 mins

6 hrs 39 mins

99 hrs 13 mins

58 hrs 41 mins

63.4%

Autumn 2000

15 February -
13 April 2000

146 hrs 16 mins

12 hrs 56 mins

159 hrs 12 mins

57 hrs 51 mins*

39.5%*

Budget 2000

9 May -
11 May 2000

21 hrs 31 mins

1 hr 18 mins

22 hrs 49 mins

10 hrs 42 mins

50.5%

Winter 2000

5 June -
29 June 2000

103 hrs 17 mins

7 hrs 17 mins

110 hrs 34 mins

61 hrs 38 mins

59.7%

Spring 2000

14 August -
7 September 2000

95 hrs 44 mins

7 hrs 31 mins

103 hrs 15 mins

47 hrs 06 mins

49.2%

Summer 2000

30 October -
7 December 2000

225 hrs 55 mins

12 hrs 14 mins

238 hrs 09 mins

137 hrs 38 mins

60.9%

Autumn 2001

6 February -
5 April 2001

146 hrs 24 mins

12 hrs 52 mins

159 hrs 16 mins

73 hrs 26 mins

50.2%

Budget 2001

9 May -
24 May 2001

24 hrs 01 min

1 hr 38 mins

25 hrs 39 mins

9 hrs 33 mins

39.8%

Winter 2001

18 June -
28 June 2001

74 hrs 19 mins

4 hrs 21 mins

78 hrs 40 mins

46 hrs 35 mins

62.7%

Spring 2001

6 August -
27 September 2001

168 hrs 13 mins

10 hrs 14 mins

178 hrs 27 mins

78 hrs 19 mins

46.6%

Total

 

1785 hrs 02
mins

123 hrs 17
mins

1908 hrs 19
mins

921 hrs 58
mins

51.6%

* Excluding the time spent (9 hrs 52 mins) on consideration of the Human Rights (Mandatory Sentencing of Juvenile Offenders) Bill 1999.


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