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Adjournment

Motion No. 195 Negatived

May 2, 2024


Moved:

That the Senate do now adjourn.

He said: Honourable senators, it has been a long, tough day. I think we should probably reflect on that, so I would move the adjournment of the Senate.

The Hon. the Speaker [ + ]

It is moved by the Honourable Senator Plett, seconded by the Honourable Senator Martin, that the Senate do now adjourn.

Is it your pleasure, honourable senators, to adopt the motion?

The Hon. the Speaker [ + ]

All those in favour of the motion will please say “yea.”

Some Hon. Senators: Yea.

The Hon. the Speaker: All those opposed to the motion will please say “nay.”

Some Hon. Senators: Nay.

The Hon. the Speaker: In my opinion the “nays” have it.

The Hon. the Speaker [ + ]

I see two senators standing. Do we have agreement on a bell? One hour. The vote will be taken at 9:01 p.m. Call in the senators.

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