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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2001 Week 8 Hansard (9 August) . . Page.. 2838..


Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Amendment agreed to.

Motion, as amended, agreed to.

Debate adjourned to the next sitting.

Protection Orders (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2001

Debate resumed from 15 June 2001, on motion by Mr Stefaniak:

That this bill be agreed to in principle.

Debate (on motion by Mr Stanhope ) adjourned to the next sitting.

Children and Young People Amendment Bill 2001

Debate resumed from 29 March 2001, on motion by Mr Moore:

That this bill be agreed to in principle.

MR WOOD (3.08 am): Mr Speaker, the opposition will be agreeing with this bill. It is a machinery matter which enables interstate transfers of orders and the like. It appears necessary because, among other things, terminology may vary between systems.

MR MOORE (Minister for Health, Housing and Community Services) (3.08 am), in reply: I thank members for their support.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Bill agreed to in principle.

Leave granted to dispense with the detail stage.

Bill agreed to.

Workers Compensation Amendment Bill 2001

Debate resumed from 15 June 2001, on motion by Mr Smyth:

That this bill be agreed to in principle.

MR BERRY (3.09 am): Mr Speaker, this is important legislation. In order to give a picture of the level of interest in this issue, I would like to treat the Assembly to a little bit of history about workers compensation which I have taken from a document described as the "Evolution Of Workers Compensation in Canada". It is by a chap called Dr Robert G. Elgie. He was the chair of the Workers Compensation Board of


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