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standing order is to allow the member to indicate where he have been misrepresented, and no more and no less than that, Mr Speaker.

MR SPEAKER: Yes, the point of order is upheld. Mr Hanson, please stick to the point that you sought leave for.

MR HANSON: Understood. I will finish now. I reiterate my request that the minister retract her statement so that we can move on without any cloud hanging over me that my comments in the future may be considered sexist in any way.

Mrs Dunne: Mr Speaker, I would draw to your attention—you may not have heard it—that the Deputy Chief Minister called Mr Hanson a “fool”. I think there have been rulings in the past that that is unparliamentary language.

Ms Gallagher: Mr Speaker, I withdraw those comments.


Mr Speaker presented the following papers:

Auditor-General Act—Auditor-General’s Reports—

No 8/2008—2007-08 Financial Audits, dated 17 December 2008.

No 7/2008—Proposal for a gas-fired power station and data centre—Site selection process—Corrigenda.

Standing order 191—Amendments to the Development Application (Block 20 Section 23 Hume) Assessment Facilitation Bill 2008, dated 12 and 15 December 2008.

Legislation Act, pursuant to subsection 228(1)—schedule of relevant committees to be consulted in relation to appointments made by Ministers to statutory offices, dated 19 January 2009.

Ethics and Integrity Adviser for Members of the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory—Appointment 2008, dated 22 January 2009, pursuant to the resolution of the Assembly of 10 April 2008, as amended 21 August 2008.

Study trip—Report by Mrs Dunne MLA—Third International Solar Energy Conference—Asia Pacific Region and the 46th Australia New Zealand Solar Energy Society Conference—Sydney, 25 to 28 November 2008.

Executive contracts

Papers and statement by minister

MR STANHOPE (Ginninderra—Chief Minister, Minister for Transport, Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Minister for Business and Economic Development, Minister for Indigenous Affairs and Minister for the Arts and Heritage): For the information of members, I present the following papers:

Public Sector Management Act, pursuant to sections 31A and 79—copies of executive contracts or instruments—

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