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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: Week 5 Hansard (14 May) . . Page.. 1920..

MS DUNDAS (continuing):

on the Projects of Territorial Significance Bill, less than 24 hours after it has been tabled, without proper time to truly consider it. I know it was circulated before then, but that would still be a very rushed debate. It is disappointing to see the Liberal opposition trying to do that when they have spoken so strongly against rushed debates being put forward by the government before.

Question put:

That Mrs Dunne's motion be agreed to.

The Assembly voted-

Ayes 15

Noes 2

Mr Berry

Ms MacDonald

Ms Dundas

Mrs Burke

Mr Pratt

Ms Tucker

Mr Corbell

Mr Quinlan

Mr Cornwell

Mr Smyth

Mrs Cross

Mr Stanhope

Mrs Dunne

Mr Stefaniak

Ms Gallagher

Mr Wood

Mr Hargreaves

Question so resolved in the affirmative, with the concurrence of an absolute majority.

Projects of Territorial Significance Bill 2004

Debate resumed from 13 May 2004, on motion by Mrs Dunne:

That this bill be agreed to in principle.

Debate (on motion by Mr Corbell ) adjourned to a later hour.

Public Accounts-Standing committee

Report 10-government response

MR QUINLAN (Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development, Business and Tourism and Minister for Sport, Racing and Gaming): For the information of members, I present the following paper and seek leave to make a statement.

Public Accounts-Standing Committee-Report 10-Financial Management Amendment Bill 2003 (No 3)-Government response.

MR QUINLAN: I ask leave to make a statement.

Leave granted.

MR QUINLAN: Today I am tabling the government's response to the PAC report on the Financial Management Amendment Bill 2003 (No 3). The PAC made four recommendations, most of which the government agrees with. Later today I will table the Financial Management Amendment Bill 2004 (No 2), which proposes amendments to

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