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Questions - 07 December - 21 December 1976



Questions - 07 December - 21 December 1976

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Parliamentary record 16


Questions for 1st Assembly 1974 - 1977; Parliamentary Record; ParliamentNT; 1st Assembly 1974 - 1977




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QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE - Tuesday 7 December 1976 ANSWER The Department of Primary Industry have advised me that, in these cases, they do not have an official assessment made by boating experts on the value of these vessels. They rely mainly on the purchase price paid for the vessel as a measure for estimating its value. With regard to the vessel that the honourable member referred to, the vessel was unable to be brought into Australia because of our ship building regulations. The only value that the boat had was the value that the owner was prepared to pay for it - $6,000. 1650 Mr VALE to Mr SPEAKER ANSWER Are you aware that the Parliamentary Record number 14 has pages 23 to 47 bound upside down again? This has occurred on previous occasions. Will this matter be referred to the Government Printer? I am not aware of this fault. I will take it up with the Publications Committee. 1651 Mr BALLANTYNE to Mr POLLOCK ANSWER Does the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs intend to visit the Northern Territory this month? What centres will the Minister be visiting if he does tour the Territory? I have heard on the grapevine that the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs is visiting the Northern Territory during this month. However, like most ministers visiting the Territory, he has not extended the courtesy of advising members where he might be from time to time so we have an opportunity to discuss local problems with him. I do not know when he might be here. 1652 Mrs LAWRIE to Dr LETTS ANSWER When will the regulations under the Northern Territory Public Service Ordinance be tabled in this House and open for debate? According to the normal practice of making subordinate legislation, the regulations will be finally formulated after the final form of the principal ordinance is known. The regulations will then be submitted to the Administrator in Council and then will come to this Assembly. If the ordinance is passed at the current sittings. then the regulations should be available at the next sittings in their final form, subject to examination by the Subordinate Legislation Committee. 1653 Mr DONDAS to Miss ANDREW ANSWER When will the decision be given to recognise public holidays for the Northern Territory Police Force, Christmas and New Year holidays? That is a question we would all give a bit of background, the like to know the answer to. Just to Police Association put in a log of