Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1997 Week 9 Hansard (3 September) . . Page.. 2842..
Mr Humphries: Mr Speaker, I rise on a point of order. Speaking over the Speaker or another member of the chamber while taking a point of order is not very polite, but that is probably as much as can be said about it.
MR SPEAKER: He has also exceeded - - -
Mr Humphries: Again, he is breaching standing orders by using standing order 46 to make an attack on another member. It is strictly outside standing orders.
MR BERRY: No; I was just explaining myself. My position stands up well against those other members'.
Mr Humphries: It is an attack on Mrs Carnell.
MR BERRY: No, it is not; it is just that I compare better.
MR SPEAKER: You went too far, Mr Berry.
MR BERRY: It is a pretty tight interpretation.
MR SPEAKER: Yes, it is a very tight interpretation, and it will remain so.
MR SPEAKER: I present, for the information of members, a report of a study trip undertaken by Bill Wood, MLA, to Darwin from 10 to 11 July and to Alice Springs from 13 to 14 July.
MR SPEAKER: I present, for the information of members and pursuant to the Auditor-General Act 1996, Auditor-General's Report No. 8 of 1997, entitled "Salaried Specialists' Use of Private Practice Privileges".
Motion (by Mr Humphries), by leave, agreed to:
That the Assembly authorises the publication of the Auditor-General's Report No. 8 of 1997.