Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2009 Hansard Week 13 (10 November) . . Page.. 4679..
Justice and Community Safety-Standing Committee
Scrutiny report 14
MRS DUNNE (Ginninderra): I present the following report:
Justice and Community Safety-Standing Committee (performing the duties of a Scrutiny of Bills and Subordinate Legislation Committee)-Scrutiny Report 14, dated 9 November 2009, together with the relevant minutes of proceedings.
I seek leave to make a brief statement.
MRS DUNNE: Scrutiny report 14 contains the committee's comments on 10 bills, seven pieces of subordinate legislation and nine government responses. The report was circulated to members when the Assembly was not sitting. I commend the report to the Assembly.
Public Accounts-Standing Committee
Statement by chair
MS LE COUTEUR (Molonglo): Pursuant to standing order 246A, I wish to make a statement on behalf of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.
On 24 February 2009, Auditor-General's report No 1 of 2009 entitled Road projects-Fairbairn Avenue upgrade and Horse Park Drive was referred to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts for inquiry. The audit report presented the results of a performance audit of the management of road projects, with a particular focus on two road projects, the Fairbairn Avenue upgrade and the Horse Park Drive-Gundaroo Drive to Federal Highway-project.
The committee received a briefing from the Auditor-General in relation to the report on 6 August 2009. The committee has resolved to inquire further into this report as part of its inquiry into ACT government procurement. The committee is expecting to table its report in the Legislative Assembly as soon as practicable.
Annual and financial reports 2008-09
Referral to committees
MR CORBELL (Molonglo-Attorney-General, Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Water, Minister for Energy and Minister for Police and Emergency Services) (10.05), by leave: I move the motion circulated in my name which amends the resolution of the Assembly of 13 October 2009 which referred annual and financial reports to the relevant standing committees:
That the resolution of the Assembly of 13 October 2009, which referred the annual and financial reports for the calendar year 2009 and the financial year 2008-2009 to the relevant standing committees, be amended as follows: