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That the amendment (Ms Follett’s) be agreed to.
The Assembly voted -
Mr De Domenico
Question so resolved in the negative.
MS FOLLETT (Leader of the Opposition) (5.07), by leave: I move:
Page 5, line 21, clause 12, paragraph (a), after proposed new paragraph (1)(b), insert the following paragraph:
“(ba) a parcel of land leased for residential purposes -
(i) that, on the prescribed date, is rented by a tenant; and
(ii) in respect of which the Commissioner is satisfied the owner is temporarily absent because of employment;”;
Page 6, line 5, clause 12, paragraph (c), after proposed new subsection (1A), insert the following subsection:
“‘(1B) For the purposes of paragraph (1)(ba), a person who is the owner of a parcel of land shall not be taken to be temporarily absent because of employment unless the Commissioner is satisfied that -
(a) the person does not occupy the parcel;
(b) the absence is because of the person’s current employment, or that of his or her spouse, by an employer residing or carrying on business in the Territory;