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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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ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ON NOTICE ANSWER drawn to any instances of "jerry-building", in particular, the structure in the course of erection on block 2911 Fannie Bay? 2. WaS a "s top work" notice issued by the Building Board in respect of the structure on block 2911? 3. Has the connection of water, installation of a toilet and shower room and the connection of electricity to the block been carried out since the issue of the "stop work" notice? 4. Were these services provided in conformity with the relevant regulations and the work carried out by licensed tradesmen? 5. Is it the intention of the Darwin Reconstruction Commission to prosecute the owner of the block for any violations of the Building Code perpetrated in the last three months? 1. Yes, the attention of the Darwin Reconstruction Commission has been drawn to instances of "j erry building" including the structure on iot 2911 Conigrave Street, Fannie Bay. 2. Yes, a Stop Work Notice was issued 'on August 20, 1976. An inspect-. ion on September 29, 1976 showed that the notice had not been complied with and the Darwin Reconstruction Commission was informed. 3 . Water supply, sewerage and drainage connections existed prior to the issue of the Stop Work Notice. (The water connection was made by the Department of Construction on August 19, 1976.) A temporary electricity connection was made on September 28, 1976 following the receipt of a completion notice on September 16, 1976. A toilet and shower room was installed after the Stop Work Notice. 4. Yes, the services were provided in conformity with the relevant regulations and the work carried out by licensed tradesmen. The premises were inspected by the Department of Health who consider power, water and drainage satisfactory. 5. The Darwin Reconstruction Commission proposes to review the matter in November and if the position is still unsatisfactory the Commission will prosecute under Section 15 of the Darwin Reconstruction Act. The occupier of the lot now has a caravan on the site and has undertaken to remove the unsafe parts of the structure, 1548 Mr EVERINGHAM to Mr TUXWORTH I refer to the Taiwanese fishing boat and its catch sold recently for $6,000 and $1,000 respectively and ask (a) which government department handled the sale; (b) was any valuation or assessment of value of the boat and catch obtained by the department; (c) did the department advertise or otherwise offer the boat and/or catch for sale either by auction, tender or private treaty;