Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 7 Hansard (26 June) . . Page.. 2546 ..
Amendment agreed to.
MRS DUNNE(11.27): Mr Speaker, I move the amendment circulated in my name.
MR SPEAKER: You will need leave.
MRS DUNNE: I seek leave to move the amendment circulated in my name.
MRS DUNNE: I move the amendment circulated in my name:
After the word "table", insert "before the Assembly adjourns today (26 June 2003)".
MR CORBELL(Minister for Health and Minister for Planning) (11.27): The government has no difficulty with this amendment, Mr Speaker, but I do want to draw to members' attention that, in tabling the document, as is provided for in Mrs Dunne's substantive motion, it is a case of then deciding whether or not that document should be authorised for publication or made available more broadly. So, to clarify that situation, I foreshadow that, in the amendment that I am about to move, I will also seek to omit the word "table"and substitute words which would simply require me to provide the advice, by the close of business today, and that the advice be held in the clerk's office and be made available to members who sign an undertaking to accept the confidentiality of the document.
Mr Speaker, I think tabling the document may broaden out the scope of the availability of the document and its status, and I think it's more appropriate that the document simply be provided by me to the clerk, to be held in the clerk's office for the purpose of members perusing it.
MR SPEAKER: Mr Corbell, I don't want to attempt to steer debate here, but a lot of work on an important issue is being done on the run. I wonder whether members might consider adjourning this to a later hour this day, to have some discussions about the final form of a motion. Somebody that hasn't spoken can move that it be adjourned to a later hour this day.
Debate (on motion by Mr Stefaniak ) adjourned to a later hour.
Road Transport (General) Act 1999
Disallowable instrument 2003-79-motion for disallowance
MS DUNDAS(11.29): I move:
That Disallowable Instrument 2003-79, made pursuant to the Road Transport (General) Act 1999 be disallowed.
By moving a disallowance to the fee regulation, I do not wish for all registration to remain at current levels, nor do I think registration of vehicles should be free. Rather, I am calling on the government to adjust the concession scheme so that the surcharge