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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1995 Week 11 Hansard (14 December) . . Page.. 3104..


Conduct"). The Auditor-General's scrutiny does not relate to conflicts that arise during Cabinet deliberations - these matters are, obviously, Cabinet-in-Confidence.

(4) I have provided assurances that the Minister was not a party to the decision. The Cabinet records are Cabinet-in-Confidence.

(5) Nine days.

(6) I am advised that further discussions with Ms Burnett relating to the exact terms and conditions of her appointment took place after Cabinet had decided to reappoint her. The formal appointment could not be made until after those discussions were held.

(7) The reappointment should have been attended to at an earlier date. Unfortunately this was not brought to the attention of the Attorney-General. The reappointment was, however, made within the necessary timeframe.

(8) The instrument of appointment was not available before I left the country. Any two Ministers can sign on behalf of the Executive.

(9) By the time the instrument of appointment was available for signature Mr Stefaniak was in Perth and the other two Ministers were conveniently available.


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