Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1999 Week 11 Hansard (21 October) . . Page.. 3504 ..
MR STEFANIAK: I do not intend speaking to them, Mr Speaker. I think there is agreement on them. They also to provide some tidying up in relation to restraining orders in relation to the Magistrates Court Act 1930.
Question resolved in the affirmative.
Bill agreed to in principle.
Bill, by leave, taken as a whole
MS TUCKER (5.45): I seek leave to move a revised amendment to the schedule.
MS TUCKER: I move:
Schedule 2, page 5, line 36, after the amendment of the Adoption Act 1993, insert the following new amendment:
"Annual Reports (Government Agencies Act 1995
Section 4 (definition of public authority, paragraph (b))-Omit the paragraph, substitute the following paragraph:
'(a) a statutory office holder declared by the Minister in writing to be a public authority for this paragraph or mentioned in the Schedule; or'.
Section 4 (definition of reporting period)-
Omit the definition, substitute the following definition:
'reporting period means-(a) for a public authority that is required to present a report under subsection 8 (1), paragraph 8 (5) (a) or subsection 8 (5A) and for which a direction under section 10 is in force-the period stated in the direction; or
(i) a public authority that is required to present a report under subsection 8 (1), paragraph 8 (5) (a) or subsection 8 (5A) and for which there is no direction under section 10 in force; or
(ii) a public authority that is required to provide information under paragraph 8 (5) (b); or
(iii) an administrative unit;
that commences operations during a financial year-that part of the financial year during which the public authority or administrative unit operates; or