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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1995 Week 7 Hansard (18 October) . . Page.. 1793..


MR KAINE (continuing):

I refute Ms Follett's suggestion that this place is different from anywhere else in Australia in that the Queen has no part in it. We are established by a statute passed by the Federal Parliament, which itself is subject to and acknowledges its allegiance to the Queen. To say that we are somehow so different that we are not a part of all of that is, of course, a factual and legal nonsense. However, Mr Humphries's amendment, together with that of Mr Osborne, removes my objection because that will allow me to do what I wish to do, just as Ms Follett desires to do what she wants to do.

Amendment (Mr Osborne's) agreed to.

Question put:

That the amendments (Mr Humphries's), as amended, be agreed to.

The Assembly voted -

AYES, 11	NOES, 6

Mrs Carnell	Mr Berry
Mr Cornwell	Mr Connolly
Mr De Domenico	Ms Follett
Mr Hird		Ms McRae
Ms Horodny	Mr Whitecross
Mr Humphries	Mr Wood
Mr Kaine
Mr Moore
Mr Osborne
Mr Stefaniak
Ms Tucker
Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Bill, as a whole, as amended, agreed to.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.


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