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Minutes of Proceedings Day 3 - Thursday 1 December 1994

Details:

Title

Minutes of Proceedings Day 3 - Thursday 1 December 1994

Other title

Parliamentary Record 7

Collection

Minutes of Proceedings for 7th Assembly 1994 - 1997; ParliamentNT; Parliamentary Record; 7th Assembly 1994 - 1997

Date

1994-12-01

Description

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory

Language

English

Subject

Minutes of Proceedings

Publisher name

Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory

Place of publication

Darwin

File type

application/pdf

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/282203

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/413167

Page content

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS-Thursday 1 December 1994 disturbances which took place at Nyirripi during November 1994 and report on the incidents involved, in particular: (a) inquire into the circumstances in which alcohol was brought into a dry community; (b) provide recommendations to prevent this type o f violence from occurring again in this community and in other communities. (c) the pattern o f alcohol use and abuse in the community; (d) comment upon the effectiveness o f legislation relating to dry areas; and (e) advise what amendments, if any, should be made to provisions relating to dry areas. Debate ensued. The Leader o f the Opposition (Mr Ede) moved the following amendment - Omit all words after particular and insert in their stead the following: (a) the events before, during and after the outbreak o f violence; (b) the human and physical resources available to the community, including the adequacy o f the protection o f the community, in particular women and children; (c) the pattern o f alcohol use and abuse in that community; (d) any other underlying causes of the violence; (e) the response by the relevant government agencies during the events; and (f) subsequent recommendations to prevent this type o f violence from occurring again in this community and in other communities. . Debate ensued. Question - That the amendment be agreed to - put and negatived. Question - That the motion as moved by the Chief Minister be agreed to - put and passed. 23. FISHERIES AMENDMENT ACT 1994 AMENDMENT BILL 1994 (Serial 56): Suspension o f Standing Orders-Pass all stages: The Minister for Primary Industry and Fisheries (M r Palmer) moved - That so much o f Standing Orders be suspended as would prevent the Fisheries Amendment Act 1994 Amendment Bill 1994 (Serial 56) passing all stages at this sitting. Question - put and passed - there being an absolute majority o f the whole number o f Members present and no dissentient voice. The order o f the day having been read for the resumption o f the debate on the question - That the Bill be now read a sccond time Debate ensued. Question - put and passed. Bill read a second time. The Assembly, according to Order, resolved itself into Committee o f the whole for the consideration o f the Bill. In the Committee (Chairman - Mr Setter) Clauses 1 and 2, by leave, taken together and agreed to. Clause 3 negatived. Clause 4 negatived. Clause 5 negatived. 175


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