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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 1 Hansard (10 February) . . Page.. 260..


Mr Hanson: Mr Speaker, I seek leave to move that Mr Corbell table the document that he quoted from by the close of business tomorrow.

Mr Corbell: I haven't.

Mr Hanson: He quoted from it.

Mr Corbell: You need to put a motion in writing.

Mr Hanson: I seek leave to move a motion.

Mr Corbell: You need to write it out and you need to circulate it so that we can see it. Motions must be in writing, Mr Hanson.

MR SPEAKER: The considered wisdom is that you should write out this motion so that there is clarity under standing order 213A, not 213. Then you will need to seek leave to move the motion. Perhaps we can continue with the current motion while you prepare that and we can come back to you. Does that sound reasonable?

Mr Hanson: It sounds reasonable, Mr Speaker.

MR SPEAKER: Excellent.

Question put:

That Ms Bresnan's amendment be agreed to.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 7

Noes 5

Ms Bresnan

Mr Rattenbury

Mr Barr

Ms Porter

Mr Doszpot

Mr Seselja

Ms Burch

Mr Hanson

Mr Smyth

Mr Corbell

Ms Hunter

Ms Gallagher

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Amendment agreed to.

MR HANSON (Molonglo) (9.10): I would like to close. Briefly, I am in the process of circulating my motion to seek that Mr Corbell table the advice of the independent expert—the decision, as he is referring to it. Once that is circulated, I will move the motion.

In summary, let me say that I am glad that we have had the outcome we have had today. There is a need for an independent review of the jail. It has been a disappointing episode in the history of the ACT—indeed, in the Assembly—when we


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