Page 977 - Week 03 - Thursday, 30 March 2023

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Papers

Mr Gentleman presented the following papers:

Evaluation of the Business Support Grant and Small Business Hardship Scheme—Evaluation Report—Grosvenor Public Sector Advisory, dated 13 December 2022.

Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee—Reports—

No 10—Inquiry into the Sexual Assault Reform Legislation Amendment Bill 2022—Government response, dated March 2023.

No 12—Inquiry into the Freedom of Information Amendment Bills 2022—Government response, dated March 2023.

Planning and Development Act, pursuant to subsection 79(1)—Variation to the Territory Plan together with associated documents—No 387—Approval—Amendment to the Residential Zones Development Code and Multi Unit Housing Development Code of non-standard block in the Residential RZ1 zone, dated 28 March 2023.

Privileges 2022—Select Committee—Report—Imposition of prohibition notice by WorkSafe ACT—Government response, dated March 2023.

Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee—report 10—government response

MR GENTLEMAN (Brindabella—Manager of Government Business, Minister for Corrections, Minister for Industrial Relations and Workplace Safety, Minister for Planning and Land Management and Minister for Police and Emergency Services) (3.10): Pursuant to standing order 211, I move:

That the Assembly take note of the following paper:

Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee—Report 10—Inquiry into the Sexual Assault Reform Legislation Amendment Bill 2022—Government response.

MR RATTENBURY (Kurrajong—Attorney-General, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Minister for Gaming and Minister for Water, Energy and Emissions Reduction) (3.10): I am pleased to advise the Assembly about the government response to the Standing Committee on Justice and Community Safety’s report on the Inquiry into the Sexual Assault Reform Legislation Amendment Bill 2022, which I am tabling today.

The government introduced the Sexual Assault Reform Legislation Amendment Bill 2022, or “the bill”, into the Assembly on 11 October last year. The bill makes a number of important changes to ACT legislation and continues the ACT government’s work to strengthen our response to, and the prevention of, sexual assault and sexual violence in the ACT community.


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