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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2019 Week 11 Hansard (Tuesday, 24 September 2019) . . Page.. 3739 ..


Tuesday, 24 September 2019

The Assembly met at 10 am.

(Quorum formed.)

MADAM SPEAKER (Ms J Burch) took the chair, made a formal recognition that the Assembly was meeting on the lands of the traditional owners, and asked members to stand in silence and pray or reflect on their responsibilities to the people of the Australian Capital Territory.

Absence of Clerk

Madam Speaker informed the Assembly that, due to the absence of the Clerk, the Deputy Clerk would act as Clerk.

Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee

Scrutiny report 35

MRS JONES (Murrumbidgee) (10.03): I present the following report:

Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee (Legislative Scrutiny Role)—Scrutiny Report 35, dated 23 September 2019, together with a copy of the extracts of the relevant minutes of proceedings.

I seek leave to make a brief statement.

Leave granted.

MRS JONES: Scrutiny report 35 contains the committee’s comments on nine pieces of subordinate legislation, proposed government amendments to two bills and seven government responses. The report was circulated to members when the Assembly was not sitting. I commend the report to the Assembly.

Health, Ageing and Community Services—Standing Committee

Statement by chair

MS CODY (Murrumbidgee) (10.03): Pursuant to standing order 246A, I wish to make a statement on behalf of the Standing Committee on Health, Ageing and Community Services relating to statutory appointments in accordance with continuing resolution 5A. Continuing resolution 5A was agreed by the Legislative Assembly on 23 August 2012. The schedule is required to include the statutory appointments considered and, for each appointment, the date the request from the responsible minister for consultation was received and the date the committee’s feedback was provided.

For the reporting period 1 January 2019 to 30 June 2019 the committee finalised its consideration of one statutory appointment. I therefore, in accordance with continuing


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