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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 (d) how many offers to purchase or approaches with a view to purchase did the department receive; (e) what was the amount of each offer received; (f) When, how and by whom was the decision made to sell the vessel for $6,000 and the catch for $1,000; (g) was the sale for cash or on terms and, if cash, was it paid before the boat was released; (h) if the sale was on terms, what were the terms; (i) what was the cost to the government for arresting, escorting and detaining the vessel? 1. Attorney-General's Department did not handle the sale, it was handled by the Department of Primary Industries. 2. The valuation was carried out by officers of the Department of Primary Industries on the valuation of the vessel and the catch. 3. The department did not advertise the vessel or the catch for sale, either by auction, tender or private treaty. 4. Only one offer was received to purchase the vessel. 5. & 6. The value of the offer was $6,000 for the vessel and $1,000 for the catch. 7. & 8. The vessel was sold for cash before the boat was released. 9. Not applicable. 10. Because some 9 Government departments and agencies were involved in the arres t, apprehension, court procedures ,storage, wharfage and disposal of the vessel, it is impossible to give any correct cost incurred by the Government. 1549 Mr BALLANlYNE to Miss ANDREW ANSWER How do the recent increased allowances for isolated children compare with increased school allowances to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders under the ABSEG" scheme? A.B.S.E.G Living Allowances - junior grades Living Allowances - senior grades Books and clothing allowance Plus, for students in the two senior grades boarding for the first time or involved in a change of school after initial enrolment Personal allowances - junior grades Personal allowances - senior grades Boarding allowances 1977 $440 pa 440 pa 250 pa 50 pa 1.50 pw 3,00 pw