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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2001 Week 4 Hansard (28 March) . . Page.. 1011 ..

MR SPEAKER: I am sorry, the member is speaking. The Chief Minister is in the middle of-

Mr Berry: If he wants to add another political element to the debate, it is not helpful in the scheme of things. We might as well put the question and move on.

MR SPEAKER: I would not suggest you do that. Mr Rugendyke wishes to speak as well.

Mr Stefaniak: Mr Rugendyke has not spoken. You might need his vote.

Mr Berry: What was that?

MR SPEAKER: I said Mr Rugendyke is going to speak as well.

Mr Berry: Is he?

MR SPEAKER: Yes, he is.

Mr Berry: Well, this is the second crack-

MR HUMPHRIES: I am entitled to speak, Mr Berry.

Mr Wood: No, you are not. You have to get leave to speak again.


Mr Wood: A very bad practice, I might say.

MR SPEAKER: He is speaking to the amendment, Mr Wood.

MR HUMPHRIES: I do not need leave, Mr Wood.

Mr Wood: All right. Okay. Sorry.

MR HUMPHRIES: Mr Speaker, to mollify Mr Stanhope I will say-

Mr Stanhope: Tell the truth.

MR HUMPHRIES: Mr Speaker, I ask that he withdraw that. That is not in accordance with standing orders.

MR SPEAKER: Yes, it is not.

Mr Stanhope: I will withdraw that, but it would be nice if the Chief Minister would withdraw the statement that I said this was the solution-something I never said.

MR SPEAKER: Thank you. Just withdraw it and sit down. You will have a chance to correct it later. Thank you.

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