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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2002 Week 14 Hansard (12 December) . . Page.. 4457 ..

MR CORBELL (continuing):

So the intention really is to allow the minutes of the issues that have been addressed to be publicly available. Then if any member of the community, or indeed member of this Assembly, has a particular interest in a particular matter, it can be pursued further. It is really an indicator of the issues the council has considered. Members of the community or this Assembly can then pursue an issue in more detail.

Amendment agreed to.

MR CORBELL (Minister for Education, Youth and Family Services, Minister for Planning and Minister for Industrial Relations) (5.37): I move amendment No 18 circulated in my name, which amends clause 36 [see schedule 1 at page 4499].

This amendment provides for a uniform time period in which the chairperson of the Planning and Land Council must report to the minister about a disclosure of interest by a council member. This is part of the raft of amendments that standardise the usual periods of time for notification or reporting by the council and authority.

Amendment agreed to.

Question put:

That clauses 24 to 36, as amended, be agreed to.

The Assembly voted-

 	Ayes, 11  		Noes, 6

 Mr Berry  	Ms MacDonald  	Mr Cornwell   
 Mr Corbell  	Mr Quinlan  	Mrs Dunne   
 Mrs Cross  	Mr Stanhope  	Mr Humphries
 Ms Dundas  	Ms Tucker  	Mr Pratt
 Ms Gallagher  	Mr Wood   	Mr Smyth  
 Mr Hargreaves    		Mr Stefaniak
Question so resolved in the affirmative.

Clauses 24 to 36, as amended, agreed to.

Clauses 37 to 72, by leave, taken together.

MRS DUNNE (5.42): Mr Deputy Speaker, the opposition will be opposing chapter 4 of the Planning and Land Bill. Chapter 4 encompasses the establishment and functions of the Land Development Agency, and that agency goes to the heart of everything that is wrong with this bill.

The opposition is upholding Liberal philosophy in opposing chapter 4. Liberal philosophy is opposed to state control, Liberal philosophy is opposed to state-run businesses, and it is the view of the Liberal Party that the state-run business which will

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