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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1999 Week 1 Hansard (8 December) . . Page.. 4031 ..

MR SPEAKER: It is not your fault.

MR HARGREAVES: This is the second time in two days, Mr Speaker, that this has occurred and I must say that I am considerably less than impressed with the whole matter.

MR SPEAKER: Thank you.

Mr Smyth: On a point of order, Mr Speaker. It is actually nobody's fault. Mr Rugendyke has moved that division 5 actually becomes indemnity from personal liability. What you are trying to do through your amendment 8 is delete what is now division 6 as a consequence of the previous amendment. Your amendment is now outdated. It is not that somebody is trying to stop you moving your amendment - - -

MR HARGREAVES: I am aware there is nothing deliberate about this mistake, Mr Smyth.

MR SPEAKER: We are revisiting this legislation some time in the future, correct?

MR HARGREAVES: We will be indeed revisiting this legislation, Mr Speaker.

Clause, as amended, agreed to.

Clause 7

MR RUGENDYKE (5.32): Mr Speaker, I move:

Page 10, line 1, omit the clause, substitute the following new clause:

"7 Permits-section 119 and 119AA

Section 217 of the Principal Act is amended-

(a) by omitting from subsection (1) 'conduct motor vehicle reliability trials or speed tests upon any public street' and substituting 'engage in conduct mentioned in section 119 or 119AA'; and

(b) by omitting from subsection (1) 'at least 2 clear days' and substituting 'at least 28 days'; and

(c) by omitting from subsection (1) all the words after 'Minister,' and substituting ', issue a permit authorising the person to engage in the conduct'; and

(d) by inserting after subsection (1) the following subsections:

'(1A) Before issuing a permit under subsection (1), the registrar must-

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