Minutes of Proceedings Day 2 - Tuesday 28 November 2012
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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS - Wednesday 28 November 2012 51 Debate continued. Debate suspended. ____________________ Suspension of sittings: The sittings of the Assembly was suspended between 12 Noon and 2pm. ____________________ 9. NOTICES: The following notices were given Mr Mills: To move - That, so much of Standing Orders be suspended as would prevent the Police Administration Amendment Bill 2012 (Serial 4) passing through all stages on Thursday 29 November 2012. Mr Elferink: To present the Sentencing Amendment (Mandatory Minimum Sentences) Bill 2012 (Serial 12). 10. PETITIONS: The Member for Goyder (Ms Purick) presented Petition No. 4 from 655 petitioners requesting the CSIRO Science Centre Manager position be retained (Paper 145). Petition read. The Member for Goyder (Ms Purick) presented Petition No. 5, not conforming with Standing Orders from 361 petitioners requesting the CSIRO Science Centre Manager position be retained (Paper 146). Petition read. Responses: The Clerk, pursuant to Standing Order 100A, tabled a response to Petition No. 2 relating to the closure of Chambers and Finke Bays to commercial Barramundi fishing (Paper 147). 11. CRIMINAL CODE AMENDMENT (VIOLENT ACT CAUSING DEATH) BILL 2012 (Serial 3): The Order of the Day having been read for the resumption of debate, suspended earlier this day, on the question That the Bill be now read a second time Debate resumed. Question put and passed. Bill read a second time. The Assembly resolved itself into Committee of the Whole for consideration of the Bill. _________________ In Committee (The Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees (Mr Higgins) in the Chair) Bill, by leave, taken as a whole. Debate ensued. Bill as a whole agreed to, without amendment. Bill to be reported without amendment. _________________ The Assembly resumed; the Speaker took the Chair; and the Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees (Mr Higgins) reported that the Committee had agreed to the Bill, without amendment. Bill reported, report adopted. On the motion of the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice (Mr Elferink) the Bill was read a third time and passed to be a proposed law.
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