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ABSTAINED – Committees — Selection of Bills Committee; Report

Anne Ruston

I move the following amendment to the motion:

At the end of the motion, add: "and, in respect of the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government)Amendment Bill 2023 the bill be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 9 August 2023".

Honourable senators inte rjecting—

Sue Lines


Tim Ayres

This is terrific!

Sue Lines

Senator Ayres, order! I am putting the question on a motion. I expect there to be silence. The question is the amendment motion, as moved by Senator Ruston, be agreed to.


Date and time: 11:28 AM on 2023-06-22
Senator Pocock's vote: Abstained
Total number of "aye" votes: 39
Total number of "no" votes: 21
Total number of abstentions: 16

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