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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1999 Week 10 Hansard (12 October) . . Page.. 2998 ..

MS TUCKER (continuing):

Amendment -

Clause 42, page 27, line 18, proposed new paragraph 24 (1) (b), omit the paragraph, substitute the following paragraph:

"(b) impose conditions on, or vary the conditions of, the licence;".

New clause -

Page 44, line 11, after clause 71, insert the following new clause in the Bill:

"71A Insertion

After clause 31 the following section is inserted:

'31A Licensed provider must comply with code of practice

A licensed provider must comply with the relevant code of practice (if any) prescribed under the Control Act.'.".

Amendments agreed to.

Remainder of Bill, as a whole, agreed to.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.


Supercar Race

MS CARNELL: Mr Speaker, I seek leave to provide some information on a question that was asked in question time.

Leave granted.

MS CARNELL: Earlier today Mr Corbell asked me three questions relating to the company AVESCO and its relationship with the Canberra Tourism and Events Corporation in staging the V8 supercar race in the ACT. I can provide the following information in response to Mr Corbell's question. Firstly, a contract has not been signed between CTEC and AVESCO, although I understand that negotiations are nearing completion.

More importantly, Mr Corbell drew the attention of the Assembly to an investigation of AVESCO by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and then cast doubts on whether AVESCO was registered as a company. For the information of members I table the company registration of AVESCO. It is very definitely registered. They have put in their company returns on time and done all the right things. I think it is appropriate that Mr Corbell check his facts before he makes - - -

Mr Stanhope: When was it deregistered?

MS CARNELL: It has not ever been deregistered.

Mr Stanhope: Hasn't it?

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