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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
ROUTINE OF BUSINESS
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY
Prayers Prayers
9.30 am Government business 9.30 am Government business
Prayers
12.30 pm Committee & delegation reports
1.15 pm Private Members' business
1.45 pm 90 sec statements Prayers
2 pm Questions without notice 2 pm Questions without notice 2 pm Questions without notice 2 pm Questions without notice
3 pm* Petitions 3 pm* Papers, Ministerial statements, MPI 3 pm* Papers, Ministerial statements, MPI 3 pm* Papers, Ministerial statements, MPI
3.05 pm* Private Members' business
4.05 pm* Grievance debate 4 pm* Government business 4 pm* Government business 4 pm* Government business
5.25 pm* Government business
5.30 pm Adjournment debate
6 pm
6.30 pm Dinner suspension 6.30 pm Dinner suspension
7.30 pm Adjournment debate
8 pm Government business 8 pm Government business 8 pm
10.30 pm Adjournment debate 10.30 pm Adjournment debate
11 pm 11 pm

  1. Government Bills presented to the House are considered during GOVERNMENT BUSINESS
  2. Private Members' Bills are presented and considered during PRIVATE MEMBERS' BUSINESS
  3. Ministerial statements can occur at any time during a sitting. Whenever made, they require the leave of the House, ie consent of all Members present. Over the past five years (1993-97) the average annual number of ministerial statements made was 17.
  4. MPI - Discussion of a matter of public importance.
  5. * - approximate time.

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