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FOR – Documents - Order for the Production of Documents - Budget Process Operational Rules (BPORs)

The majority voted in favour of a motion introduced by Victorian Senator Jane Hume (Liberal), which means it passed.

Motion text

That there be laid on the table by the Minister for Finance, by no later than midday on Wednesday, 8 February 2023:

(a) a copy of the current Budget Process Operational Rules (BPORs) used on the formation of the 2023-24 Budget;

(b) any briefings, minutes or advice provided to the Minister for Finance by the Department of Finance relating to the BPORs and amendments to the BPORs since 18 June 2022; and

(c) any letter, email, communique or other document that accompanied the BPORs when they were issued after 17 June 2022 as advice to agencies.


Date and time: 3:51 PM on 2023-02-07
Senator Pocock's vote: Aye
Total number of "aye" votes: 46
Total number of "no" votes: 24
Total number of abstentions: 6

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