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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1995 Week 04 Hansard (Tuesday, 20 June 1995) . . Page.. 837 ..


Mr Wood: Mr Speaker - - -

MR SPEAKER: Do you have a point of order too?

Mr Wood: No, I have a question, and we seem to have more questions still coming.

MR SPEAKER: Not everybody has yet asked a question.

Employment and Training Grants

MS TUCKER: My question is for Mr De Domenico in his capacity as Minister for Employment. Could the Minister confirm that the Government is considering cutting the employment and training grants from $4m to $1.6m? If this is the case, can the Minister please outline the Government's rationale behind these proposed cuts and indicate which programs are likely to face the greatest cuts and what the processes are for any decisions regarding funding cuts to non-government agencies?

MR DE DOMENICO: I thank the member for her question. As the member would be aware, any expenditure of that sort is part of budget discussions in budget Cabinet. I would prefer to give the views to my colleagues first in Cabinet. Once the Government does make a decision, Ms Tucker, we will let you know.

Mrs Carnell: I ask that all further questions be placed on the notice paper.

Twinning Arrangement with Versailles

MRS CARNELL: Mr Speaker, I would like to inform the Assembly that the extremely efficient people in the Chief Minister's Department have managed to stop the French letters from going to Versailles and Les Yvelines.

SUBORDINATE LEGISLATION AND COMMENCEMENT PROVISIONS

Papers

MR HUMPHRIES (Attorney-General): Mr Speaker, pursuant to section 6 of the Subordinate Laws Act 1989, I present subordinate legislation in accordance with the schedule of gazettal notices for the care and protection of intoxicated persons standards, determinations, management standards and Supreme Court Rules.

The schedule read as follows:

Business Franchise (Tobacco and Petroleum Products) Act - Determination of fees - No. 39 of 1995 (S111, dated 30 May 1995).

Intoxicated Persons (Care and Protection) Act - Care and Protection of Intoxicated Persons Standard - No. 38 of 1995 (S110, dated 2 June 1995).


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