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Minutes of Proceedings Day 1 - Tuesday 18 February 2003



Minutes of Proceedings Day 1 - Tuesday 18 February 2003

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Parliamentary Record 10


Minutes of Proceedings for 9th Assembly 2001 - 2005; ParliamentNT; Parliamentary Record; 9th Assembly 2001 - 2005




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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS - Tuesday 18 February 2003 To present the Terrorism (Emergency Powers) Bill 2003 (Serial 128). To move - That so much of the Standing Orders be suspended as would prevent bills entitled, Terrorism (Northern Territory) Request Bill 2003 (Serial 127) and Terrorism (Emergency Powers) Bill 2003 (Serial 128) (a) being presented and read a first time together and one motion being put in regard to, respectively, the second readings; the committees report stage; and the third readings of the Bills together; and (b) the consideration of the Bills separately in the Committee of the Whole. To move - That Standing Orders relating to Question Time be referred to the Standing Orders Committee, to review and make recommendations aimed at ensuring Question Time is more relevant, efficient, accountable and informative to Members of parliament and constituents. To move - That the Northern Territory Government (a) support a compulsory levy on plastic bags, similar to that operating in Ireland and being proposed for England; and (b) lobby the Federal Government for a compulsory national levy on plastic bags at the next meeting of environment ministers and of COAG. To present the Traffic Amendment Bill 2003 (Serial 124). 2.00pm Mr Reed to Speaker. 2.01pm Ms Carter to Mrs Aagaard. 2.05pm Mr McAdam to Ms Martin. 2.09pm Ms Carter to Mrs Aagaard. 2.14pm Ms Scrymgour to Ms Martin. 2.18pm Mr Wood to Ms Martin. 2.20pm Ms Carter to Mrs Aagaard. 2.21pm Ms Lawrie to Ms Martin. 2.27pm Ms Carter to Mrs Aagaard. 2.29pm Ms Lawrie to Dr Bums. 2.36pm Mr Dunham to Mrs Aagaard. 2.39pm Mr Kiely to Dr Toyne. Papers tabled: The Minister for Justice and Attorney-General (Dr Toyne) laid on the Table the following Papers Letter, Mr Denis Burke, Chief Minister to Mr George Georgiou, Northern Territory Legal Aid commission, dated 23 April 1997 re Alan E Forscutt, release (Paper 775); Memorandum, Attorney-General from Secretary, Attorney-Generals Department, re Alan Edward Forscutt 26 June 1997 (Paper 774); and CLP action over Forscutt Case - Chronology, 22 May 1996 to 29 January 2003 (Paper 776). 2.45pm Mr Wood to Mr Ah Kit. 2.48pm Ms Carter to Mrs Aagaard. 2.50pm Mr Bonson to Mr Stirling. 2.55pm Ms Carter to Mrs Aagaard. Mr Henderson: Mr Henderson: Mr Wood: Mr Wood: Mr Wood: 9. QUESTIONS: 295

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