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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1995 Week 04 Hansard (Thursday, 22 June 1995) . . Page.. 1129 ..


Question put:

That the amendment (Ms Follett’s) be agreed to.

The Assembly voted -

AYES, 7

NOES, 10

Mr Berry

Mrs Carnell

Mr Connolly

Mr Cornwell

Ms Follett

Mr De Domenico

Ms McRae

Mr Hird

Mr Osborne

Ms Horodny

Mr Whitecross

Mr Humphries

Mr Wood

Mr Kaine

Mr Moore

Mr Stefaniak

Ms Tucker

Question so resolved in the negative.

MS FOLLETT (Leader of the Opposition) (5.07), by leave: I move:

Page 5, line 21, clause 12, paragraph (a), after proposed new paragraph (1)(b), insert the following paragraph:

“(ba) a parcel of land leased for residential purposes -

(i) that, on the prescribed date, is rented by a tenant; and

(ii) in respect of which the Commissioner is satisfied the owner is temporarily absent because of employment;”;

Page 6, line 5, clause 12, paragraph (c), after proposed new subsection (1A), insert the following subsection:

“‘(1B) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(ba), a person who is the owner of a parcel of land shall not be taken to be temporarily absent because of employment unless the Commissioner is satisfied that -

(a) the person does not occupy the parcel;

(b) the absence is because of the person’s current employment, or that of his or her spouse, by an employer residing or carrying on business in the Territory;


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