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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2002 Week 8 Hansard (25 June) . . Page.. 2215 ..

MR CORBELL (continuing):

As a general principle, land will continue to be released through open and competitive processes. Open and restricted auctions will be used, although tenders and direct sales may be considered for significant developments, to encourage investment in the territory, or to achieve specific business or community outcomes.

The government will commence land servicing in 2003-04, phasing-in over a period of three years. This will provide access to serviced land by individual buyers and smaller builders. Market conditions and market demand for additional land will determine the timing and number of releases. Releases will be made in close consultation with peak bodies, industry groups, and across government.

The document tabled today will be circulated to all community councils, LAPACs, and neighbourhood planning groups. It will also be available to the wider community through the government's website.


Mr Wood presented the following papers:

Legislation Act, pursuant to section 64-

Animal Diseases Act-Declaration of endemic stock disease quarantine area-Disallowable Instrument DI2002-46 (LR, 23 May 2002)

Custodial Escorts Act-Custodial Escorts Regulations 2002-Subordinate Law 2002 No 11 (LR, 4 June 2002)

Public Place Names Act-Determination of street nomenclature in the Division of Kingston-Disallowable Instrument DI2002-55 (LR, 6 June 2002)

Road Transport (General) Act-

Revocation and Determination of Fees-

Vehicle Registration-Disallowable Instrument DI2002-52 (LR, 3 June 2002)

Driver Licences-Disallowable Instrument DI2002-53 (LR, 3 June 2002)

Declaration that the Road Transport Legislation does not apply to certain vehicles or persons-Disallowable Instrument DI2002-54 (LR, 5 June 2002)

Road Transport (Third-Party Insurance) Amendment Regulations 2002-Subordinate Law 2002 No 12 (LR, 4 June 2002)

Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Regulations 2000-Declaration of Parking Authority 2002-Disallowable Instrument DI 2002-51 (LR, 31 May 2002)

Statute Law Amendment Bill 2002

Detail stage

Debate resumed.

MR SPEAKER: This morning, the chamber graciously adjourned proceedings in relation to this matter in order for me to take some detailed advice in relation to the amendment by Ms Tucker which was before the house. I am now in receipt of advice and will table it as soon as I have ruled on the matter. However, I will draw the following matters to the Assembly's attention, and will quote from the advice.

The long title of the Statute Law Amendment Bill is "A Bill for an Act to amend or repeal certain Acts and regulations for the purpose of statute law revision." Schedule 1 of the Bill is headed "Minor Amendments", schedule 2, "Structural

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