Page 3211 - Week 11 - Tuesday, 17 September 2013
Tuesday, 17 September 2013
MADAM SPEAKER (Mrs Dunne) took the chair at 10 am, made a formal recognition that the Assembly was meeting on the lands of the traditional custodians, and asked members to stand in silence and pray or reflect on their responsibilities to the people of the Australian Capital Territory.
Justice and Community Safety—Standing Committee
Scrutiny report 11
MR DOSZPOT (Molonglo): I present the following report:
Justice and Community Safety (Legislative Scrutiny Role)—Standing Committee—Scrutiny Report 11, dated 9 September 2013, together with the relevant minutes of proceedings.
I seek leave to make a brief statement.
MR DOSZPOT: Scrutiny report 11 contains the committee’s comments on six bills, four pieces of subordinate legislation and one government response. The report was circulated to members when the Assembly was not sitting. I commend the report to the Assembly.
Planning, Environment and Territory and Municipal Services—Standing Committee
MR GENTLEMAN (Brindabella) (10.02): I present the following report:
Planning, Environment and Territory and Municipal Services—Standing Committee—Report 2—Draft Variation to the Territory Plan No. 308—Cooyong Street Urban Renewal Area, dated 4 September 2013, including dissenting comments (Mr Coe and Mr Wall), together with a copy of the extracts of the relevant minutes of proceedings.
That the report be noted.
Mr Coe: On a point of order, Madam Speaker, I seek your advice as to whether this is, in fact, an authorised report of the planning committee as approved by the committee in consideration of the report.
MADAM SPEAKER: Members, Mr Coe raised this matter with me before the Assembly commenced; so I have had some notice of this. There is some concern whether this report was signed off by the committee. I have discussed it with the Clerk and I would have to seek advice from the Clerk on the basis of the extracts of