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(6) The number of consumers who received electroconvulsive therapy on 10 or more occasions (a) under and (b) not under an electroconvulsive therapy order for the period covering 2006 to date is a cumulative total of:

(a) More than 10 Involuntary 18 (b) More than 10 Voluntary 27

(7) The most number of occasions that any singular person has received electroconvulsive therapy between 2006 to date is a cumulative total of 138 voluntary treatments.

Animal welfare (Question No 1587)

Mr Coe asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 10 March 2011:

(1) How many (a) pet retail operators and (b) individuals in the ACT have been prosecuted for breaches of the Animal Welfare Act 1992 in (i) 2008, (ii) 2009, (iii) 2010 and (iv) 2011 to date and what offences were committed.

(2) What penalties were imposed for each prosecution referred to in part (1).

Mr Stanhope: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) Under the Animal Welfare Act 1992, there were:

i. 5 prosecutions in 2008;

ii. 3 prosecutions in 2009;

iii. 1 prosecution still before the court in 2010; and

iv. Nil prosecutions in 2011.

None of the above were prosecutions relating to pet retail operators.

(2) Penalties included fines and a good behaviour bond.

Waste—Glebe Park recycling bins (Question No 1591)

Ms Le Couteur asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 10 March 2011:

(1) What recycling results are being achieved by the recycling bins provided in Glebe Park, including the amount of (a) waste being recovered and (b) contamination.

(2) Can the Minister provide a breakdown of the cost of providing the Glebe Park recycling bins.

(3) How often are the recycling bins in Glebe Park collected.

(4) Where and how are the materials from the Glebe Park bins processed.

(5) Do any of the loads from Glebe Park bins go to landfill.


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