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The error in amendment 29 regarding the number of machines a licensee may operate before being subject to the ATM withdrawal limit in effect provides that the limit does not apply to a licensed premise if the licence authorises the operation of 10 or less gaming machines rather than the 20 less as intended.

It is clear that the amendment was intended to ensure that the ATM withdrawal limit did not apply to smaller gaming venues, and this bill puts in place the arrangements to which the Assembly agreed during the debate. I commend the bill to the Assembly.

Debate (on motion by Mr Smyth) adjourned to the next sitting.



MR CORBELL (Molonglo—Attorney-General, Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Minister for Workplace Safety and Industrial Relations and Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development) (11.34), by leave: I move:

(1) The following general purpose standing committees be established and each committee inquire into and report on matters referred to it by the Assembly or matters that are considered by the committee to be of concern to the community:

(a) a Standing Committee on Public Accounts to:

(i) examine:

(A) the accounts of the receipts and expenditure of the Australian Capital Territory and its authorities; and

(B) all reports of the Auditor-General which have been presented to the Assembly;

(ii) report to the Assembly any items or matters in those accounts, statements and reports, or any circumstances connected with them, to which the Committee is of the opinion that the attention of the Assembly should be directed;

(iii)  inquire into any question in connection with the public accounts which is referred to it by the Assembly and to report to the Assembly on that question; and

(iv) examine matters relating to economic and business development, small business, tourism, market and regulatory reform, public sector management, taxation and revenue;

(b) a Standing Committee on Education, Training and Youth Affairs to examine matters related to early childhood education and care, primary, secondary, post secondary and tertiary education, non-government education, youth services, technology, arts and culture;

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