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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 5 Hansard (8 May) . . Page.. 1823..


Answers to questions

Consultants-use

(Question No 418)

Mr Smyth

asked the Minister for Sport, Racing and Gaming, upon notice:

In relation to consultants used to date this year:

What was the (a) name of the consultant; (b) address of the consultant; (c) cost of the consultancy and (d) service provided by the consultants.

Was a report prepared by the consultants and, if so, where may copies be obtained.

Mr Quinlan: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

No consultants used in the area of Sport, Racing or Gaming.

N/A

Jurors and witnesses-payment

(Question No 476)

Ms Dundas

asked the Attorney-General, upon notice, on 13 March 2003:

What was the total cost of providing allowances for witnesses and jury members attending the:

Supreme Court in 2001-2002;

Magistrates Court in 2001-2002.

How many witnesses or jury members claimed allowance for their attendance at:

Supreme Court in 2001-2002;

Magistrates Court in 2001-2002.

Is any demographic data kept on jury members.

Do you have statistics on the gender of people attending jury duty in 2001-2002.

Do you have statistics on the ages of persons performing jury duty, if so, could you provide the information kept.

Mr Stanhope: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(a) $76,545.00 was paid to jurors in Supreme Court criminal cases;

(i) $13,530.00 was paid to witnesses in Magistrates Court Coronial Inquests;

(ii) $84,715.99 was paid to witnesses in Magistrates Court prosecutions by the Australian Federal Police ("AFP") and regulatory agencies

(iii) $55,461.93 was paid to witnesses in Supreme Court prosecutions by the Director of Public Prosecutions ("DPP").


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