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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 09 Hansard (Tuesday, 24 August 2010) . . Page.. 3772 ..

Bill agreed to in principle.

Leave granted to dispense with the detail stage.

Bill agreed to.

Liquor Bill 2010

Debate resumed from 24 June 2010, on motion by Mr Corbell:

That this bill be agreed to in principle.

Motion (by Mrs Dunne) proposed:

That debate be adjourned.

Question put.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 10

Noes 7

Ms Bresnan

Ms Hunter

Mr Barr

Ms Porter

Mr Coe

Ms Le Couteur

Ms Burch

Mr Stanhope

Mr Doszpot

Mr Rattenbury

Mr Corbell

Mrs Dunne

Mr Seselja

Ms Gallagher

Mr Hanson

Mr Smyth

Mr Hargreaves

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Debate adjourned to the next sitting.

MR CORBELL (Molonglo—Attorney-General, Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Water, Minister for Energy and Minister for Police and Emergency Services), by leave: Today, we have seen the Liquor Bill adjourned because of a last-minute ultimatum by the Greens requiring the government to deliver over half a million dollars of additional funding—

Mr Seselja: On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker.

MR CORBELL: I have leave, Mr Seselja.

Mr Seselja: Well, I am raising a point of order. The point of order goes to the reflection on a vote. I just ask you to rule on that.

MR CORBELL: I am not reflecting on the vote, Madam Deputy Speaker; I am explaining why the vote has occurred, and I have leave to do so. Yesterday Mr Rattenbury approached me and told me that the Greens would not support debate on these important community safety reforms unless the government was prepared to commit to a financial commitment to improve public transport services late at night in the city area.

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