Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1998 Week 10 Hansard (25 November) . . Page.. 2960 ..
MR SPEAKER: Mr Moore, that is when we will resume sitting. What I am saying, Mr Berry, is that you cannot debate the preamble at the moment.
MR BERRY: I am sorry; I withdraw it. I just did not turn the page.
MR SPEAKER: I understand; it can be confusing. The question is: That clause 1 - namely, Part 1 - Preliminary - Clause 1 - Short title - be agreed to.
Question resolved in the affirmative.
MR SPEAKER: The question now is: That clause 2 be agreed to.
Motion (by Mr Berry) put:
That the debate be adjourned.
The Assembly voted -
AYES, 7 NOES, 10 Mr Berry Ms Carnell Mr Corbell Mr Cornwell Mr Hargreaves Mr Hird Mr Quinlan Mr Humphries Mr Stanhope Mr Kaine Ms Tucker Mr Moore Mr Wood Mr Osborne Mr Rugendyke Mr Smyth Mr StefaniakQuestion so resolved in the negative.
Clause agreed to.
Proposed new clause 2A
MR MOORE (Minister for Health and Community Care) (10.38): Mr Speaker, I move:
That the following new clause be inserted in the Bill: Page 2, line 14:
The objects of this Act are to -
(a) ensure that adequate and balanced medical advice and information are given to a women who is considering an abortion;