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Minutes of Proceedings Day 3 - Thursday 1 December 1994



Minutes of Proceedings Day 3 - Thursday 1 December 1994

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Parliamentary Record 7


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




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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS-Thursday 1 Dcccmbcr 1994 While the Leader o f the Opposition has foreshadowed that he would move to give precedence to his motion today, I remind Honourable Members that the ultimate power to resolve the matter lies with the Assembly itself.. 15. AUDIT BILL 1994 (Serial 52): The Minister for Asian Relations and Trade (M r Stone) by leave, on behalf o f and at the request o f the Chief Minister (Mr Perron), pursuant to noticc, presented a Bill for an Act to provide for the appointment, and the powers and functions, o f the Auditor-General and the audit o f the accounts o f the Territory and Agencies, and for related purposes. Mr Perron moved - That the Bill be now read a sccond time. On the motion o f the Leader o f the Opposition (M r Ede) debate was adjourned. 16. SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS-M OVE MOTION FORTHWITH MOTION NEGATIVED: The Leader o f the Opposition (Mr Ede) moved - That so much o f Standing Orders be suspended as would prevent him moving a motion to refer a matter to the Sessional Committee on the Use and Abuse o f Alcohol by the Community. The Leader o f Government Business (Mr Stone) moved - That the question be now put. Question - That the question be now put - put. The Assembly divided (the Speaker, Hon. T.R. McCarthy, in the Chair) - AYES, 14 NOES, 7 Mr Adamson Mr Bailey Mr Baldwin Mr Bell Mrs Braham Mr Ede Mr Coulter Mrs Hickey Mr Hatton Mr Lanhupuy Dr Lim Mr Rioli Mr Manzie Mr Stirling Mr McCarthy Mr Palmer Mr Perron Mr Poole Mr Reed Mr Setter Mr Stone And so it was resolved in the affirmative. Question - That the motion be agreed to - put and negatived. 17. EXCISION OF AREA IN THE WEST MACDONNELL NATIONAL PA R K - RECOMMENDATION TO ADM INISTRATOR-MOTION AGREED TO: The Minister for Conservation (Mr Coulter) moved - That, in accordance with the Territory Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act, this Assembly resolves to rccommcnd to the Administrator that, pursuant to section 13(1), he amends the noticc o f declaration as part o f the West MacDonnell National Park o f the Northern Territory, portion 3719, Glen Helen locality, so as to excise an area o f 101.78 hectares more or less, being Northern Territory portions 4626, 4627, 4718 and public road and being more particularly delineated on survey plan S94/24 lodged with the Surveyor-General, Darwin. Those portions were originally 173