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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008-2009 Week 1 Hansard (11 December) . . Page.. 342..


Classification of Publications—Guidelines, dated 26 March 2008.

ACT Criminal Justice—Statistical Profile 2008—June quarter.

State of the environment report 2007-08

Government response

MR CORBELL (Molonglo—Attorney-General, Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Water, Minister for Energy and Minister for Police and Emergency Services), by leave: Pursuant to section 19(3)(b) of the Commissioner for the Environment Act 1993, in relation to the government response to the ACT state of the environment report 2007-08, I wish to advise members that this report was received by the Minister for the Environment, Water and Climate Change on 7 July 2008 and tabled in the Assembly on 7 August this year.

The report contains 18 major and 60 minor recommendations which will require comprehensive consideration by the government. Due to the ACT election and the consequential change in portfolio responsibility and administrative arrangements, the government will not be able to table its response within six months of the receipt of this report. The government will now provide its response in the first sitting period next year.

Planning and Development Act 2007—schedule of leases

Paper and statement by minister

MR BARR (Molonglo—Minister for Education and Training, Minister for Children and Young People, Minister for Planning and Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation): Pursuant to subsection 242(2) of the Planning and Development Act 2007, I present the following paper:

Planning and Development Act, pursuant to subsection 242(2)—Schedules—Leases granted for the period 1 July to 30 September 2008.

I seek leave to make a brief statement.

Leave granted.

MR BARR: Section 242 of the Planning and Development Act 2007 requires that a statement be tabled in the Legislative Assembly each quarter, outlining details of leases granted by direct sale. Section 458 of the Planning and Development Act 2007, as amended by the Planning and Development Regulation 2008, also provides transitional arrangements for all direct grant applications made under the Land (Planning and Environment) Act 1991, now repealed, to be decided under the repealed act. The schedule I have just tabled covers the nine leases granted for the period 1 July 2008 to 30 September 2008. In addition, 42 single-dwelling house leases were granted by direct sale for the quarter.

Portfolio responsibilities

Ministerial statement

MR BARR (Molonglo—Minister for Education and Training, Minister for Children


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