Page 1921 - Week 07 - Tuesday, 27 June 2023

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Standing orders—suspension

Motion (by Mr Gentleman) agreed to, with the concurrence of an absolute majority:

That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would prevent:

(1) any business before the Assembly at 5 pm on Tuesday
27 June 2023 being interrupted to allow the Treasurer to be called on forthwith to present the Appropriation Bill 2023-2024 and the Appropriation (Office of the Legislative Assembly) Bill 2023-2024;

(2) where business before the Assembly has concluded before 5 pm on 27 June 2023, the Assembly shall suspend proceedings and reconvene at 5 pm to allow the Treasurer to be called on forthwith to present the Appropriation Bill 2023-2024 and the Appropriation (Office of the Legislative Assembly) Bill 2023-2024;

(3) at 5 pm on Thursday 29 June 2023, the order of the day for the resumption of debate on the question that the Appropriation Bill 2023-2024 and the Appropriation (Office of the Legislative Assembly) Bill 2023-2024; be agreed to in principle, being called on notwithstanding any business before the Assembly;

(4)  debate on any motion before the Assembly at the time of interruption being adjourned until the adjournment questions in relation to the Appropriation Bill 2023-2024 and the Appropriation (Office of the Legislative Assembly) Bill 2023-2024 are determined; and

(5) where business before the Assembly has concluded before 5 pm on 29 June 2023, the Assembly shall suspend proceedings and reconvene at 5 pm to allow resumption of debate on the question that the Appropriation Bill 2023-2024 and the Appropriation (Office of the Legislative Assembly) Bill 2023-2024; be agreed to in principle.

Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee

Scrutiny report 31

MR CAIN (Ginninderra) (10.46): I present the following report:

Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee (Legislative Scrutiny Role)—Scrutiny Report 31, dated 20 June 2023, together with a copy of the extracts of the relevant minutes of proceedings.

I seek leave to make a brief statement.

Leave granted.

MR CAIN: Scrutiny report No 31 contains the committee’s comments on six pieces of subordinate legislation and proposed amendments to five bills. The report was circulated to members when the Assembly was not sitting. I commend the report to the Assembly.


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