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I want to emphasise that this bill will not decrease the safety of electrical work on the light rail project or any other future regulated utility. This bill proposes a logical exemption power for large-scale or non-standard electrical projects to be solely regulated through the well-established operating certificate regime under the Utilities (Technical Regulation) Act. I commend the bill to the Assembly.
Debate (on motion by Mr Milligan) adjourned to the next sitting.
Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee
Scrutiny report 21
MR CAIN (Ginninderra) (4.59): I present the following report:
Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee (Legislative Scrutiny Role)—Scrutiny Report 21, dated 4 October 2022, together with a copy of the extracts of the relevant minutes of proceedings.
I seek leave to make a brief statement.
MR CAIN: Scrutiny report No 21 contains the committee’s comments on six bills, one government amendment to a bill, 18 pieces of subordinate legislation and two government responses. The report was circulated to members when the Assembly was not sitting. I commend the report to the Assembly.
Environment, Climate Change and Biodiversity—Standing Committee
DR PATERSON (Murrumbidgee) (5.00): I present the following report:
Environment, Climate Change and Biodiversity—Standing Committee—Report 5—Inquiry into Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Reduction (Natural Gas Transition) Amendment Bill 2022, dated 29 September 2022, including a dissenting report (Mr Cocks), together with a copy of the extracts of the relevant minutes of proceedings.
That the report be noted.
Today, I wish to speak to the report of the Standing Committee on the Environment, Climate Change and Biodiversity on its inquiry into the Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Reduction (Natural Gas Transition) Amendment Bill 2022. This is the fifth report of the committee, and it was tabled out of session on 6 October 2022.
The committee received 10 submissions in total and held a public hearing on 13 September, with the Minister for Water, Energy and Emissions Reduction, and