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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2001 Week 10 Hansard (30 August) . . Page.. 3860 ..

MR SMYTH (continuing):

allow them standing. If the applicant's affidavit was silent on the issue of requesting the authority to take action, the court would have to give them standing.

Question put:

That Ms Tucker's amendment No 19 be agreed to.

The Assembly voted-

	Ayes, 7              		Noes, 10

 Mr Berry  	Mr Stanhope  	Mrs Burke  	Mr Moore 
 Mr Corbell  	Ms Tucker  	Mr Cornwell  	Mr Osborne  
 Mr Hargreaves  Mr Wood  	Mr Hird  	Mr Rugendyke
 Mr Quinlan    			Mr Humphries   	Mr Smyth 
     				Mr Kaine  	Mr Stefaniak
Question so resolved in the negative.

Proposed new clause 16 A negatived.

Clause 17 agreed to.

Clause 18.

MS TUCKER (9.39): I ask for leave to move amendments Nos 21 and 22, circulated in my name, together.

Leave granted.

MS TUCKER: I move amendments Nos 21 and 22 [see schedule 8 at page 3914].

Amendment 21 changes the timing of the next review of this act. The government has proposed that another review be held in two years time. I think this is too soon and may be of limited benefit in view of the work involved. The review can be left for a couple more years and we therefore seek to change the date.

MR CORBELL (9.39): Mr Speaker, the Labor Party will be supporting the amendments. The period of time proposed by Ms Tucker for the next review of the act seems reasonable and the time currently proposed by the government seems to be too short, considering the general operation of the act.

MR MOORE (Minister for Health, Housing and Community Services) (9.40): Mr Speaker, I can see through this. They think they are going to be in government and they do not want to conduct the review. Ms Tucker thinks she is going to be part of it and it is going to expose everything. You are going to have a different attitude. She will be the minister for the environment, urban services and so forth-I will give her my congratulations when I come to lobby her-and she does not want to do the review then. I have formed the view as a result of consultation with the community that we should

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