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of 15 appointments and reappointments to the following bodies: the Board of Senior Secondary Studies, the Board of the ACT Teacher Quality Institute, the Children and Young People Death Review Committee, and the University of Canberra council.

I present the following paper:

Education, Employment and Youth Affairs—Standing Committee—Schedule of Statutory Appointments—9th Assembly—Period 1 July to 31 December 2017.

Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee

Statement by chair

MRS JONES (Murrumbidgee) (11.10): Pursuant to standing order 246A, I wish to make a statement on behalf of the Standing Committee on Justice and Community Safety relating to statutory appointments in accordance with continuing resolution 5A. Continuing resolution 5A was agreed by the Legislative Assembly on 23 August 2012. The requirements of the resolution set out a transparency mechanism to promote accountability in the consideration of statutory appointments. The resolution requires relevant standing committees which consider statutory appointments to report on a six-monthly basis and present a schedule listing appointments considered during the applicable period. The schedule is required to include the statutory appointments considered and, for each appointment, the date the request from the responsible minister for consultation was received and the date the committee's feedback was provided.

For the reporting period 1 July 2017 to 31 December 2017 the committee finalised its consideration of 48 statutory appointments. In accordance with continuing resolution 5A, I present the following paper:

Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee—Schedule of Statutory Appointments—9th Assembly—Period 1 July to 31 December 2017.

Administration and Procedure—Standing Committee

Membership

Motion (by Mr Gentleman) agreed to:

That Ms Cheyne be discharged from the Standing Committee on Administration and Procedure and Ms Orr be appointed in her place for the meeting to be held on 8 March 2018.

Building and Construction Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

Debate resumed from 30 November 2017, on motion by Mr Gentleman:

That this bill be agreed to in principle.

MR PARTON (Brindabella) (11.12): I want to thank my good friend Mr Gentleman so much for welcoming me to this new portfolio with this extremely technical piece of


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