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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 02 Hansard (Thursday, 17 February 2005 2005) . . Page.. 611 ..


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Clause 1 agreed to.

Clause 2.

MR STANHOPE (Ginninderra—Chief Minister, Attorney-General, Minister for Environment and Minister for Arts, Heritage and Indigenous Affairs) (4.31): I move amendment No 1 circulated in my name and table a supplementary explanatory statement to the amendments [see schedule 1 at page 632].

This clause amends the commencement clause of the bill to commence Part 6, 8A, 8B, 10A, and 12 on the same day as the Criminal Code (Serious Drug Offences) Amendment Act 2004 commences.

Amendment agreed to.

Clause 2, as amended, agreed to.

Clauses 3 to 9, by leave, taken together and agreed to.

Clause 10.

MR STANHOPE (Ginninderra—Chief Minister, Attorney-General, Minister for Environment and Minister for Arts, Heritage and Indigenous Affairs) (4.32): I move amendment No 2 circulated in my name [see schedule 1 at page 632].

Mr Speaker, this amendment omits the subparagraph and substitutes a new subparagraph relating to the issue I raised in relation to the Civil Law (Wrongs) Act to provide that the time period runs from when the claimant first instructs a lawyer to provide advice about seeking damages for personal injury to a physician when they first consult.

Amendment agreed to.

Clause 10, as amended, agreed to.

Clauses 11 to 34, by leave, taken together and agreed to.

Remainder of bill, by leave, taken as a whole.

MR STANHOPE (Ginninderra—Chief Minister, Attorney-General, Minister for Environment and Minister for Arts, Heritage and Indigenous Affairs) (4.34): I seek leave to move amendments Nos 3, 4 and 5 circulated in my name together.

Leave granted.

MR STANHOPE: I move amendments Nos 3, 4 and 5 circulated in my name [see schedule 1 at page 632].


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