Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 9 Hansard (25 September) . . Page.. 2575..
Tuesday, 25 September 2007
MR SPEAKER (Mr Berry) took the chair at 10.30 am, made a formal recognition that the Assembly was meeting on the lands of the traditional owners, and asked members to stand in silence and pray or reflect on their responsibilities to the people of the Australian Capital Territory.
Death of Justice Terry Connolly
Proposed motion of condolence
MR STANHOPE (Ginninderra—Chief Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Business and Economic Development, Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Minister for the Environment, Water and Climate Change, Minister for the Arts): I seek leave to make a brief statement relating to a proposed condolence motion.
MR STANHOPE: I wish to advise the Assembly of the death this morning of Justice Terry Connolly and that I propose to move a motion of condolence at the commencement of tomorrow's sitting.
Legal Affairs—Standing Committee
Scrutiny report 45
MR SESELJA (Molonglo): I present the following report:
Legal Affairs—Standing Committee (performing the duties of a Scrutiny of Bills and Subordinate Legislation Committee)—Scrutiny Report 45, dated 24 September 2007, together with the relevant minutes of proceedings.
I seek leave to make a brief statement.
MR SESELJA: Scrutiny report 45 contains the committee's comments on five bills, 17 pieces of subordinate legislation and six government responses. The report was circulated to members when the Assembly was not sitting. I commend the report to the Assembly.
Education, Training and Young People—Standing Committee
MS PORTER (Ginninderra) (10.34): I present the following report:
Education, Training and Young People—Standing Committee—Report 5—Inquiry into the eligible voting age, dated 13 September 2007, together with a copy of the extracts of the relevant minutes of proceedings.
I seek leave to move a motion authorising the report for publication.