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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2000 Week 1 Hansard (15 February) . . Page.. 21..


PLANNING AND URBAN SERVICES - STANDING COMMITTEE

Report on Draft Variation to Territory Plan - Telecommunications

Facilities Policies

MR HIRD (11.56): Mr Speaker, I present Report No. 40 of the Standing Committee on Planning and Urban Services, entitled "Draft Variation No. 100 to the Territory Plan: Telecommunications Facilities Policies", together with a copy of extracts of the minutes of proceedings. I move:

That the report be noted.

I thank the Minister for Urban Services and his officers for assisting us in this matter. As indicated, policies concerning telecommunications facilities throughout the ACT are the subject of this draft variation. I recommend that members endorse the committee's proposals in respect of this matter. I thank also my colleagues and the secretary of the committee, Rod Power, for their assistance. I commend the report to the house.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

JUSTICE AND COMMUNITY SAFETY - STANDING COMMITTEE

Scrutiny Report No. 1 of 2000

MR OSBORNE: I present Scrutiny Report No. 1 of 2000 of the Standing Committee on Justice and Community Safety, performing the duties of a scrutiny of Bills and subordinate legislation committee, and ask for leave to make a brief statement on the report.

Leave granted.

MR OSBORNE: Scrutiny Report No. 1 of 2000 was circulated when the Assembly was not sitting, on 8 February 2000, pursuant to the resolution of appointment of 28 April 1998. I commend the report to the Assembly.

JUSTICE AND COMMUNITY SAFETY LEGISLATION AMENDMENT

BILL 1999

Debate resumed from 2 September 1999, on motion by Mr Humphries:

That this Bill be agreed to in principle.

MR STANHOPE

(Leader of the Opposition) (11.58): Mr Speaker, I have a few brief comments to make in relation to this Bill. The Opposition is happy to support this Bill. The Bill is an omnibus Bill. It amends a number of Acts and has several components. The first component introduces a standard fee scheme for courts and tribunals.


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