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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1999 Week 10 Hansard (12 October) . . Page.. 3008 ..

MS TUCKER (5.13): The Greens will be supporting this amendment by Mr Stanhope. It is totally in line with the position that has been put by public health groups. It is about making this a tighter piece of legislation. We are interested in reducing the incidence and uptake of smoking. Obviously, the display issue is significant. In the view of the Greens that is of more significance than the arguments that have been put up in opposition.

Question put:

That the amendment (Mr Stanhope's ) to Mr Moore's amendment be agreed to.

The Assembly voted -

AYES, 8   	NOES, 8

Mr Corbell	Ms Carnell
Mr Hargreaves	Mr Cornwell
Mr Kaine	Mr Hird
Mr Osborne	Mr Humphries
Mr Quinlan	Mr Moore
Mr Stanhope	Mr Rugendyke
Ms Tucker	Mr Smyth
Mr Wood		Mr Stefaniak
Question so resolved in the negative, in accordance with standing order 162.

Amendment (Mr Moore's ) agreed to.

MR MOORE (Minister for Health and Community Care) (5.20): I seek leave to move amendments 2 to 6 circulated in my name together.

Leave granted.

MR MOORE: I move:

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Line 7, paragraph (b), proposed new definition of "immediate package", omit the definition, substitute the following definition:

" 'immediate package', of a tobacco product, means a package containing the product-

(a) in the case of a tobacco product other than cigars-not including a package containing a further package or packages of the product; and

(b) in the case of cigars-

(i) including a package constituted by the individual wrapping of a cigar, and a package containing individually-wrapped or unwrapped cigars; but

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