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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1999 Week 10 Hansard (13 October) . . Page.. 3096..

MS TUCKER (continuing):

It appears that we will not have support for this piece of legislation. I think that is a reflection of the fact that this Assembly does not put high enough importance on the issue of environmental decisions in government. We are still tending to see an Assembly that gives greater consideration to administration skills rather than environmental skills.

Question put:

That this Bill be agreed to in principle.

The Assembly voted -

AYES, 7   	NOES, 9

Mr Berry  	Ms Carnell
Mr Corbell  	Mr Cornwell
Mr Hargreaves	Mr Hird
Mr Quinlan	Mr Humphries
Mr Stanhope	Mr Kaine
Ms Tucker	Mr Moore
Mr Wood		Mr Rugendyke
		Mr Smyth
		Mr Stefaniak

Question so resolved in the negative.


Debate resumed from 21 April 1999, on motion by Ms Tucker:

That this Bill be agreed to in principle.

Debate (on motion by Mr Quinlan ) adjourned.


Debate resumed from 1 September 1999, on motion by Mr Rugendyke:

That this Bill be agreed to in principle.

MR HUMPHRIES (Treasurer, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Community Safety) (4.42): On behalf of the Government, I am very pleased to indicate our support for the Children's Services Amendment Bill (No 2) 1999. The Bill closes off what has been an unfortunate chapter in the Assembly's history. As a result of amendments to the Children's Services Act a little while ago, we created considerable

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