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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2014 Week 10 Hansard (25 September) . .

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Answers to questions

Capital Metro Agency—publications (Question No 316)

Mr Coe asked the Minister for the Environment, upon notice, on 14 August 2014 (redirected to the Minister for Planning):

What is the total (a) cost of printing and (b) quantity printed, for the A4 factsheet entitled Canberra Light Rail Master Plan - Project Update June 2014.

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

(a) $392.70 (including GST)

(b) 200 copies.

Alexander Maconochie Centre—contraband seizures (Question No 321)

Mr Wall asked the Minister for Corrective Services, upon notice, on 14 August 2014:

(1) What is the total number of contraband seizures at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) intercepted (a) from visitors upon entry to the AMC, (b) detected within the centre or (c) from other sources, for each quarter between January 2012 and June 2014.

(2) What penalties resulted from the contraband seizures identified in part (1).

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

(1) The table below provides information on the number of contraband seizures at the AMC. Please note that a 'contraband seizure' is distinct from an item of contraband; for example, a search of a cell where several items of contraband are located is counted as one contraband seizure.

Contraband includes a range of prohibited and unauthorised items, including, but not limited to, makeshift weapons, mobile phones, illicit substances, cigarette lighters, excess food, and unauthorised property. A single seizure may include more than one type or item of contraband.

The contraband seizures within the AMC outlined below include seizures made in admissions and the Transitional Release Centre.

'Other sources' listed in the table below include contraband seizures made in areas:

      •     Shared by detainees and the public, such as the visits centre common areas and visits centre walkways.

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