Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 11 Hansard (21 October) . . Page.. 3881..
Proposed new clause 11 (4) (c)
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(c) the object of ecologically sustainable development.
Proposed clause 11 (6), new definitions
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- ecologically sustainable development means the effective integration of economic and environmental considerations in decision-making processes achievable through implementation of the following principles:
- inter-generational equity principle means that the present generation should ensure that the health, diversity and productivity of the environment is maintained or enhanced for the benefit of future generations.
(a) the precautionary principle;
(b) the inter-generational equity principle;
(c) conservation of biological diversity and ecological integrity;
(d) improved valuation and pricing of environmental resources.
Proposed new clause 11 (6), new definition
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precautionary principle means that, if there is a threat of serious or irreversible environmental damage, a lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing measures to prevent environmental degradation.
Justice and Community Safety Legislation Amendment Bill 2003
Amendments moved by the Attorney-General
Proposed new part 2A
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Part 2A Criminal Code 2002
7A Act amended-pt 2A
This part amends the Criminal Code 2002.