Transcript of Interview Minister for Transport and Works Mr Daryl Manzie 8DDD 8.30 am dated 14 April 1994
Tabled Paper 2168
Tabled Papers for 6th Assembly 1990 - 1994; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT
Tabled by Daryl Manzie
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we've go t zero a lcoh o l lev e ls for p rofession a l drivers, w e've m ade a num ber o f in n ova tion s in th a t area so there has been a num ber of ch an ges, w e've also as M alcolm p o in ted out we're in th e process of d evelop in g curriculum , and th is is really , th is work is go in g on of cou rses for p eop le both in relation to driving and also w e've got req u irem en ts for peop le to undergo appropriate a lcoh ol cou rses ... RPTR: Well it is in terestin g M in ister you should m en tion the cou rses b eca u se M alcolm Pash in ta lk in g to us th is m orning was say in g as far as he knew th e cou rses and th e in trod u ction of tra in in g cou rses for co n v ic ted drink drivers is very stron g ly linked to th e in a c tin g o f th e .05 leg is la tio n , so again are w e s t ill w aiting for leg is la tio n w e w ill see th e se cou rses on th e board? DARYL: No we're n ot b ecau se th e leg isla tion 's b een in a c ted M ichael and so y o u k n ow you, you're n ot, as M alcolm said as far as he knew , he w as in vo lved I th in k in d iscu ssio n s on th e feasib ility o f p u ttin g su ch cou rses in to p lace th e cou rses are now being develop ed as appropriate curricu lum s so th at th e y can be u tilised as so o n as p ossib le b eca u se that's so m eth in g th a t even now m agistrates require p eop le w ho are con v icted to undertake courses in regards to a lco h o l... RPTR: A lright M inister we're running out of tim e here, but ju st q u ick ly can you g ive us a sp ec ific tim e as to w hen we'll se e .05 leg is la tio n actu a lly in a cted in th e Territory? DARYL: No, no I can't w ell y es , y e s th e leg isla tion has been RPTR: T his year? DARYL: has been in acted . RPTR: OK w ell can we se e it actu a lly in power, in p lace on our roads in th e Territory? Can you g ive us a date for th at? DARYL: A co m m en cem en t date y o u m ean for th e operation of it? RPTR: That's right.
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