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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1999 Week 11 Hansard (20 October) . . Page.. 3411 ..

MR RUGENDYKE (continuing):

Mr Speaker, this amendment simply alters the commencement and it is to ensure a smooth transition from what is existing to what is proposed. Nothing more needs to be said other than that it is sensible to have the commencement in this form.

Amendment agreed to.

Bill as a whole, as amended, agreed to.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.


Motion (by Mr Humphries ) proposed:

That the Assembly do now adjourn.

Ms Angela Wood

MR RUGENDYKE (5.33): I rise briefly in the adjournment debate to advise members of the Assembly that Angela Wood is in town until Friday. Angela is a charming lady I met some months ago in Sydney and invited to Canberra to speak on her personal experiences and the experiences of her family regarding the death of her daughter, Anna, as a result of drug use. I listened today to her talk at Kaleen High School. It was a very moving talk, with a very strong message, and the young people at Kaleen High School received her words well. I left the room deeply moved by what she had had to say. I invite members and other interested people to hear Angela again this evening at 7.30 at Kaleen High School.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Assembly adjourned at 5.34 pm

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