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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1999 Week 6 Hansard (22 June) . . Page.. 1601 ..

Tuesday, 22 June 1999


MR SPEAKER (Mr Cornwell) took the chair at 10.30 am and asked members to stand in silence and pray or reflect on their responsibilities to the people of the Australian Capital Territory.


MR CORBELL (10.31): Mr Speaker, pursuant to standing order 150, I move:

That order of the day No. 1, Assembly business, relating to the presentation of the report of the Select Committee on Estimates 1999-2000 be postponed until a later hour this day.

Mr Speaker, just briefly, the Select Committee on Estimates has finalised its report and it is currently being printed. However, there has been a delay in receiving the dissenting report from Mr Hird. The committee is confident that it will receive that dissenting report within the hour and the report will then be presented at around 11.30 am today.

Question resolved in the affirmative.


Notice of Motion of Want of Confidence

The Clerk: Notice has been received from Mr Stanhope that seven days hence, in accordance with standing order 81, he shall move:

That this Assembly no longer has confidence in the Chief Minister, Ms Carnell, MLA.


MR STANHOPE (Leader of the Opposition)(10.33): Mr Speaker, I ask for leave to move a motion to amend the Assembly sitting pattern for 1999.

Leave granted.

MR STANHOPE: Mr Speaker, I move the motion circulated in my name.

Ms Carnell: It has not been circulated and we have no idea what you are talking about.

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