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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 5 Hansard (6 May) . . Page.. 1460..


MR STANHOPE (continuing):

"nominal duty"assessments, for example, section 54—change in trustees, are also not within the scope of the bill as they involve a change of ownership of dutiable property.

The 2007-08 revenue forecast for the elimination of the minor taxes is $0.2 million. The relatively small amount of revenue forgone also involves the removal of administrative and compliance costs associated with the minor taxes. Furthermore, the removal of the requirement to lodge and pay duty on related instruments will reduce administrative costs for the professional community and general public. I commend the Duties Amendment Bill 2008 to the Assembly.

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

Executive contracts

Papers and statement by minister

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): For the information of members, I present the following papers:

Public Sector Management Act, pursuant to sections 31A and 79—Copies of executive contracts or instruments—

Long-term contracts:

Annie Glover, dated 25 March 2008.

David Whitney, dated 27 March 2008.

Hugh Jorgensen, dated 25 March 2008.

James Ryan, dated 7 April 2008.

Robert Carter, dated 28 March 2008.

Short-term contracts:

Anne McGrath.

Christopher Cole, dated 17 March 2008.

Craig Curry, dated 19 and 28 March 2008.

David Collett.

Elizabeth Beattie, dated 11 March 2008.

Frank Duggan.

Glenn Bain, dated 13 February 2008.

Janelle Day, dated 31 March 2008.

Lana Junakovic, dated 31 March 2008.

Maree Mannion (2), dated 28 March 2008.

Margaret Bateson, dated 8 and 9 April 2008.

Martin Hehir, dated 17 March 2008.

Meredith Lily Whitten, 20 March 2008.

Michael Bateman, dated 19 March 2008.

Natalie Wise, dated 17 March 2008.

Stephen Goggs, dated 27 March 2008.


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