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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2004 Week 2 Hansard (2 March) . . Page.. 606..


(1B) However, the Attorney-General may amend the report (including by omitting part of the report) before presenting it to the Legislative Assembly to prevent the report-

(a) disclosing the identity of-

(i) a person whose human rights have, or may have been, contravened; or

(ii) someone who may have contravened someone else's rights; or

(b) allowing the identity of someone mentioned in paragraph (a) to be worked out; or

(c) disclosing information if the disclosure of the information could, in the Attorney-General's opinion, harm the public interest.

(1C) If the Attorney-General amends the report, the Attorney-General must present a statement to the Legislative Assembly with the report that tells the Assembly that the report has been amended.

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New clause 42A

Page 21, line 5-

insert

42A Review of Act after 1st year of operation

(1) The Attorney-General must review the 1st year of operation of this Act and present a report of the review to the Legislative Assembly not later than 1 July 2006.

(2) The review must include consideration of-

(a) whether, taking into consideration the 1st year of operation of this Act, rights under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights should be included in this Act as human rights; and

(b) whether environment-related human rights would be better protected if there were statutory oversight of their operation by someone with expertise in environment protection.

(3) This section expires on 1 January 2007.

Schedule 6

Gaming Machine Amendment Bill 2004

Amendments moved by Mr Stefaniak

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Clause 12

Page 6, Line 5

Omit Clause 12 and substitute

12 Conditions for issue of licences-gaming machines

Section 18 (2) and (3)


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