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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1996 Week 12 Hansard (20 November) . . Page.. 3863 ..

MR SPEAKER: Thank you, Ms McRae. I accept that. On page 1004 of the notice paper, item No. 22 makes reference to school-based management. That is why Ms Tucker is now seeking leave to move the motion that I think Mr Humphries clearly stated. Is leave granted for Ms Tucker to move the motion?

Leave granted.

MS TUCKER: I move:

That the Assembly asks the Minister for Education and Training to table in the Assembly on the first sitting day of 1997 a thorough assessment of the equity implications of School Based Management, including the ability of schools to provide high standard support to students at risk.

Question resolved in the affirmative.


MR OSBORNE (12.09): I move:

That this Assembly:

(1) reaffirms the recommendation of the Standing Committee on Legal Affairs, which was endorsed by this Assembly in 1995, regarding the statutory appointment of an ACT Police Commissioner;

(2) notes its disappointment that the Commonwealth Attorney-General, Mr Daryl Williams, MHR, does not support the implementation of this endorsed recommendation;

(3) notes that the Commonwealth Attorney-General, as the Minister responsible for the Australian Federal Police, remains the Minister responsible for the policing of the Australian Capital Territory; and

(4) requests the Chief Minister to write to the Commonwealth Attorney-General to:

(a) express the Assembly's disappointment in his decision to not support the establishment of an ACT Police Commissioner; and

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