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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1995 Week 8 Hansard (25 October) . . Page.. 2053..


MR MOORE (continuing):

I indicated earlier, Mr Speaker, that this would allow the members that she has identified in paragraphs (ea) and (eb) to be the two health members under paragraph 8(1)(e) of the Bill. I think that makes good sense and I believe that Ms Tucker finds that acceptable. I therefore move the following amendment to Ms Tucker's amendment:

Omit paragraphs (e) and (ec).

MR SPEAKER: Ms Tucker, do you find that amendment acceptable?

Ms Tucker: Yes, Mr Speaker.

Amendment (Mr Moore's to Ms Tucker's) agreed to.

Amendment (Ms Tucker's), as amended, agreed to.

Clause, as amended, agreed to.

Remainder of Bill, by leave, taken as a whole

MRS CARNELL (Chief Minister and Minister for Health and Community Care) (4.59): I move:

Page 11, line 24 to page 12, line 2, clause 30, omit the clause, substitute the following clause:

"Annual report

30. The report prepared by the Board for the purposes of section 8 of the Annual Reports (Government Agencies) Act 1995 shall include, in relation to the reporting period -

(a) a copy of any direction given by the Minister under section 7 of this Act during the period;

(b) a statement by the Board about action taken during the period to give effect to any direction given by the Minister under section 7 of this Act;

(c) a copy of any determination made by the Minister under section 24 of this Act during the period; and

(d) a copy of any strategic plan, and any revised strategic plan, approved by the Minister under section 26 or 27 of this Act during the period.".

The report of the Standing Committee on the Scrutiny of Bills noted that the draft Health Promotion Bill, in subclause 30(4), provided for an annual report as a periodic report for the purposes of section 30A of the Interpretation Act 1967. The recently passed Annual Reports (Government Agencies) Act 1995 is now applicable to the


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