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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1998 Week 6 Hansard (3 September) . . Page.. 1902 ..


MR HUMPHRIES (Attorney-General, Minister for Justice and Community Safety and Minister Assisting the Treasurer): Pursuant to section 6 of the Subordinate Laws Act 1989, I present Subordinate Law No. 208 of 1998, being a reference for investigation under section 15 and specified requirements in relation to investigation under section 16 of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Commission Act 1997 and notified in Gazette No. S191, dated 3 September 1998.


Police - Equipment Upgrades

MR HUMPHRIES: Mr Speaker, I took on notice a question yesterday from Mr Rugendyke concerning the programs for equipment replacement or upgrade by the Australian Federal Police. I table an answer to that question.


MR SMYTH: Mr Speaker, on 26 May Mr Kaine asked me a question about the Monaro Highway intersection with Johnson Drive and Tharwa Road. I took the question on notice and got information and read that information into Hansard on 27 May. Mr Kaine very kindly asked me a question earlier this week about the delays. Upon checking with the department, it would appear that I have been misinformed as to the starting and completion dates. The project should commence in February 1999 and be completed in June 1999. The advice I read back in May, to which Mr Kaine referred on Tuesday, said that it would actually be completed in 1999. I have a letter from the department. I will table that for Mr Kaine's information. Further to Mr Kaine's question this afternoon about the Monaro Highway, I also table two documents which were presented to the Urban Services Committee. They clearly put the position and the timing of the Monaro Highway.

Casino Canberra - Licensed Club

MR SMYTH: I have an answer to a question Mr Rugendyke asked last month in relation to the $30,000 change of use charge to enable Casino Canberra to have a licensed club within its premises. I refer the member to my letter dated 15 July 1998, in which I explained the calculation of change of use charge for the recent Casino Canberra lease variation. I table that letter, Mr Speaker. In considering the new value of Casino Canberra under the revised lease, the projected income stream from a development

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