Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1999 Week 6 Hansard (22 June) . . Page.. 1633 ..
Debate resumed from 22 April 1999, on motion by Mr Humphries:
That this Bill be agreed to in principle.
Question resolved in the affirmative.
Bill agreed to in principle.
MR HUMPHRIES (Attorney-General, Minister for Justice and Community Safety and Minister Assisting the Treasurer)(12.22): Mr Speaker, I seek leave to move two amendments circulated in my name together.
MR HUMPHRIES: I move:
Clause 30, page 12, line 36, proposed new subsection 428W, paragraph (d), subsection (8), omit the subsection.
Clause 31, page 13, line 29, after proposed new subsection 428WA (2), insert the following subsection:
" '(2A) If, under subsection (2), the Magistrates Court is satisfied that it is more appropriate to order that the accused submit to the jurisdiction or the tribunal to enable the tribunal to make a mental health order, it shall make an order to that effect.".
I present the supplementary explanatory memorandum to the Government's amendments to the Bill. I also present, for ease of consideration, my speaking notes in respect of those amendments. They are minor matters, and I put them on the record accordingly.
Amendments agreed to.
Bill, as a whole, as amended, agreed to.
Bill, as amended, agreed to