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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1993 Week 06 Hansard (Wednesday, 19 May 1993) . . Page.. 1576 ..

MS SZUTY (11.05): As I indicated to the Assembly before, Madam Speaker, I will be supporting the amendment. It is interesting that section 31 of the Dog Control Act is very problematic. It has three subsections and is very difficult to read. The Minister's amendment improves the situation considerably.

MR WESTENDE (11.05): Very briefly, the Liberal Party, likewise, will support Mr Wood's amendment.

Amendment agreed to.

Clause, as amended, agreed to.

Title agreed to.

Question put:

That this Bill, as amended, be agreed to.

A vote having been called for and the bells being rung -

Mr Lamont: Madam Speaker, I wish to advise that Mr Connolly is absent from the Assembly this week and that we have been advised that Mr Humphries is ill.

The Assembly voted -

AYES, 14           NOES, 1

Mr Berry          Mr Stevenson
Mrs Carnell
Mr Cornwell
Mr De Domenico
Ms Ellis
Ms Follett
Mrs Grassby
Mr Kaine
Mr Lamont
Ms McRae
Mr Moore
Ms Szuty
Mr Westende
Mr Wood

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.


MR DE DOMENICO (11.08): Madam Speaker, I move:

That leave of absence be given to Mr Humphries for today, 19 May 1993.

Apparently Mr Humphries has a bad bout of sore back.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

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