Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2009 Week 8 Hansard (23 June) . . Page.. 2687..
MR COE: Mr Speaker, this morning you ruled that an amendment to a disallowable instrument was out of order. Are you able to table the advice you received from the Government Solicitor?
MR SPEAKER: Yes, Mr Coe. I am happy to table that advice. I table the following paper:
Legislation Act—Legal advice—Disallowable Instrument DI2009-68—Copy of letter to the Speaker from the Minister for Transport, dated 22 June 2009.
Mr Stanhope presented the following papers:
Remuneration Tribunal Act, pursuant to subsection 12(2)—Determinations, together with statements for:
Chief Executives and Executives—Determination 4 of 2009, dated 5 June 2009.
Full-Time Holders of Public Office—Determination 5 of 2009, dated 5 June 2009.
Members of the ACT Legislative Assembly—Determination 3 of 2009, dated 5 June 2009.
Annual report directions
Paper and statement by minister
MR STANHOPE (Ginninderra—Chief Minister, Minister for Transport, Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Minister for Business and Economic Development, Minister for Indigenous Affairs and Minister for the Arts and Heritage): For the information of members, I present the following paper:
Annual Reports (Government Agencies) Act, pursuant to subsection 9(5)—Chief Minister's 2007-2010 Annual Report Directions.
I seek leave to make a statement in relation to the paper.
MR STANHOPE: Mr Speaker, this instrument is issued in accordance with the Annual Reports (Government Agencies) Act 2004 and continues to provide the three-year framework for the preparation of annual reports. Under the act this instrument must be tabled, although it is not disallowable. The instrument is notifiable under the Legislation Act 2001.
The annual report directions were provided to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts for consultation. The chair advised on 9 June 2009 that the committee had considered the draft directions. I have written to the committee thanking them for their comments.