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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1995 Week 9 Hansard (23 November) . . Page.. 2539..


MR BERRY (3.41 am): The Labor Party will not be supporting Mr Moore's motion. Clearly, an extension of what Mr Moore has moved would end up with the whole of the Treasurer's Advance being quarantined. It flies in the face of the proposition that we carried earlier.

MR MOORE (3.42 am), in reply: We have had a long debate. There would be a high level of hypocrisy and duplicity by any Liberal Party members who vote against this motion, when it was the Liberals who set the precedent in 1993. The motion was put by you, Mr Speaker. Of course, we know the position of the Labor Party.

Question put:

That the motion (Mr Moore's) be agreed to.

The Assembly voted -

AYES, 4	 	NOES, 13

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

MR MOORE (3.44 am): Mr Speaker, I seek leave to move my amendments Nos 4 and 5 together.

Leave granted.

MR MOORE: I move:

Page 3, line 16, after clause 9, insert the following new clause:

"9B. The Executive shall not use money appropriated by this Act for the purposes of reducing:

(a) the number of persons employed as teachers in schools or colleges in the Territory;


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