Page 2660 - Week 09 - Wednesday, 24 August 1994

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I have also indicated, and I indicate it publicly, that it is the Government's intention to monitor the ongoing operation of this code of practice. We are inviting the various groups - CARTA representing tenants, BOMA representing landlords, the Canberra Property Owners Group representing the smaller property owners - to have an ongoing dialogue so that, as it comes into operation, we can get a feel for it. I thank members for their in-principle support and I circulate the amendments in my name.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Bill agreed to in principle.

Detail Stage

Clause 1

Debate (on motion by Mr Moore) adjourned.


Motion (by Mr Berry) proposed:

That the Assembly do now adjourn.


MR STEVENSON (6.00): Earlier today, when Mr Stefaniak introduced my Bill - or a Bill to do with implementing the will of the people of Canberra who did not want - - -

Mr Lamont: No; that was Mrs Carnell.

MR STEVENSON: No; that was another one. I am talking about people who did not want circuses banned. I know that it is difficult to follow, with what has been going on. I thought that the comments about Circus Oz - - -

Mr Lamont: Madam Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I am sure that Mr Stevenson has not done it intentionally, for he never does these things intentionally at all; but, in case he is accused at a later stage of incorrectly informing the house, I think he needs to be reminded that the Animal Welfare Act does not ban circuses.

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