Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2000 Week 12 Hansard (7 December) . . Page.. 3909..
The Assembly voted -
Ayes, 8 Noes, 9 Mr Berry Ms Carnell Mr Corbell Mr Cornwell Mr Hargreaves Mr Hird Mr Osborne Mr Humphries Mr Quinlan Mr Kaine Mr Stanhope Mr Moore Ms Tucker Mr Rugendyke Mr Wood Mr Smyth Mr Stefaniak
Question so resolved in the negative.
Original motion agreed to.
MR HUMPHRIES (Chief Minister, Minister for Community Affairs, Attorney - General and Treasurer) (8.55): Mr Speaker, in accordance with standing order 152, I move:
That order of the day No 1 Executive business, relating to the Gaming Machine (Amendment) Bill 1999, be discharged from the notice paper.
Mr Speaker, this essentially is the earlier version of the bill which was passed earlier this week and therefore is redundant. It should be removed.
Question resolved in the affirmative.
Bill as a whole.
Debate resumed from 5 December 2000.
MR SPEAKER: The Assembly is debating Mr Stanhope's amendment which seeks to insert a new clause in the bill.
MR STANHOPE (Leader of the Opposition) (8.56): The debate on this matter was adjourned on Tuesday of this week after both Mr Moore and Mr Stefaniak, the ministers with responsibility for the issues covered by the debate, had made some points that I believe showed a significant fundamental lack of understanding of the proposals. Both