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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2004 Week 7 Hansard (1 July) . . Page.. 3245..


Examples of people who may be health service providers

1 a chiropractor

2 a dentist

3 a dental technician

4 a dental prosthetist

5 a doctor

6 a nurse

7 an osteopath

8 an optometrist

9 a pharmacist

10 a physiotherapist

Note An example is part of the Act, is not exhaustive and may extend, but does not limit, the meaning of the provision in which it appears (see Legislation Act, s 126 and s 132).

Schedule 7

Gene Technology (GM Crop Moratorium) Bill 2004

Amendments moved by Ms Tucker to the Acting Minister for Health's amendments

1

Amendment 2

Proposed new clause 10A (2) to (4)

omit proposed new clause 10A (2) to (4), substitute

(2) The advisory council consists of 8 or more members appointed by the Minister.

Note 1 For the making of appointments (including acting appointments), see Legislation Act, pt 19.3.

Note 2 In particular, an appointment may be made by naming a person or nominating the occupant of a position (see s 207).

Note 3 Certain Ministerial appointments require consultation with an Assembly committee and are disallowable (see Legislation Act, div 19.3.3).

(3) The members appointed must include at least 1 of each of the following:

(a) a person nominated by the chief executive who is to be the chairperson of the advisory committee;

(b) a person to represent non-GM and organic farmers;

(c) a person nominated by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation;

(d) a person nominated by a university based in the ACT who has professional skills or experience in research in a field relevant to gene technology;


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