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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 7 Hansard (26 June) . . Page.. 2691..


Ms Gallagher

: The answer to Mr Pratt's question is:

(1) The list of schools accessing the ISS during the periods in question is given in Attachment 1.

(2) The purposes for which the ISS was used by the above mentioned schools are given in Attachment 1.

(3) The ISS has cost the ACT Government:-

In 2000-2001

$2 340 645.43

In 2001-2002

$2 140 164.15

As at 31 May 2003

$2 140 164.15

Total

$6 603 576.98

(4) The scheme is closed to new applications. Approved interest subsidies will continue to be paid until the loans reach their termination dates.

(5) See answer to question 4.

[A list attached to the reply was lodged with the Chamber Support Office.]

Road spikes

(Question No 740)

Mr Pratt asked the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, upon notice, on

18 June 2003:

In relation to road spikes:

(1) How many sets of road spikes are available to ACT Policing at any one time;

(2) When was the first set of road spikes purchased, how much did they cost and from where did the funds come from to purchase them;

(3) How many times have road spikes, since their inception, been used in the ACT in direct response to high speed car chases;

(4) On how many occasions, since their inception, could road spikes have been used but were not and why not;

(5) How effective does ACT Policing rate the use of road spikes;

(6) What are the rules and regulations for use of road spikes by police.

Mr Wood

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

(1) From available data, there are 36 sets of road spikes available for use by ACT Policing.

(2) The first road spike purchased occurred in June 2002 with a total purchase price of $5100


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