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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 09 Hansard (Thursday, 25 August 2011) . . Page.. 3969 ..


component of a complex speed management system that is intended to reduce speeding on the ACT roads—and that is to the benefit of all road users. I commend the bill to the Assembly.

Question put:

That this bill be agreed to in principle.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 10

Noes 5

Mr Barr

Mr Hargreaves

Mr Coe

Mr Smyth

Dr Bourke

Ms Hunter

Mr Doszpot

Ms Bresnan

Ms Le Couteur

Mr Hanson

Ms Burch

Ms Porter

Mr Seselja

Mr Corbell

Mr Rattenbury

Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Bill agreed to in principle.

Detail stage

Clauses 1 to 3, by leave, taken together and agreed to.

Debate (on motion by Mr Coe) adjourned.

Personal explanation

MR RATTENBURY (Molonglo): Madam Assistant Speaker, I seek leave to make a statement under standing order 46.

MADAM ASSISTANT SPEAKER (Ms Le Couteur): Leave is granted.

MR RATTENBURY: Yesterday in this chamber, Mr Hanson made a statement in regards to Greens MLAs regarding their attitudes to science and scientists. He suggested the Greens MLAs, myself included, supported vile and intimidating actions directed towards scientists.

I can assure the Assembly and Mr Hanson that neither I nor any Green MLA condones any kind of violence or intimidating behaviour towards another person—ever. There is no place for personal intimidation or violence in our society at all. My personal values on this are absolutely unequivocal.

Adjournment

Motion (by Mr Barr) proposed:

That the Assembly do now adjourn.


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