Page 463 - Week 02 - Tuesday, 21 February 2012

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In a way, this attempt to suspend standing orders today is a reflection on the vote from last week. The vote from last week said that there will be a process. That process has been agreed to by the Assembly, but we have a Chief Minister who does not like the process that she set up.

MR SPEAKER: The time for the debate has now expired.

Question put:

That so much of the standing and temporary orders be suspended as would prevent Ms Gallagher (Chief Minister) from making a statement concerning the statement made by the Leader of the Opposition last week.

The Assembly voted—

Ayes 7

Noes 10

Mr Barr

Mr Hargreaves

Ms Bresnan

Ms Hunter

Dr Bourke

Ms Porter

Mr Coe

Ms Le Couteur

Ms Burch

Mr Doszpot

Mr Rattenbury

Mr Corbell

Mrs Dunne

Mr Seselja

Ms Gallagher

Mr Hanson

Mr Smyth

Question so resolved in the negative.


The following petition was lodged for presentation, by Dr Bourke, from 20 residents:

Roads—parking—petition No 128

To the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory

This petition of certain residents of the Australian Capital Territory draws to the attention of the Assembly that the parking at Curves Gungahlin is inadequate.

Your petitioners therefore request the Assembly to rectify the situation by supplying more medium term parking.

The Clerk having announced that the terms of the petition would be recorded in Hansard and a copy referred to the appropriate minister for response pursuant to standing order 100, the petition was received.

Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee

Scrutiny report 48

MRS DUNNE (Ginninderra): I present the following report:

Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee (performing the duties of a Scrutiny of Bills and Subordinate Legislation Committee)—Scrutiny Report 48, dated 20 February 2012, together with the relevant minutes of proceedings.

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