Parliamentary record : Part III minutes (25 May - 02 June 1983)
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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS - Thursday 2 June 1983 Clauses 33 to 60, by leave, taken together and agreed to. Clause 61 Mr Leo moved, as an amendment Omit from sub-clause (l)(d) "a member." and substitute "a member, where the member's activity adversely affects his performance of his duties under this Act or there is a conflict of duties under this Act with his duties or interests in relation to that activity.". Debate ensued. Question - put and negatived. Clause, as printed, agreed to. Clauses 62 and 63, by leave, taken together and agreed to. Clause 64 On the motion of Mr Everingham the following amendment was made Omit paragraph (c) and substitute the following: "(c) is guilty of disgraceful or improper conduct in his capacity as a member;". Clause, as amended, agreed to. Clauses 65 and 66, by leave, taken together and agreed to. Clause 67 On the motion of Mr Everingham the following amendment was made Omit from sub-clause (l)(a) "section 69(a)(i) or (ii)" and substitute "section 68(1)(a)". Mr Leo moved, as a further amendment Omit from sub-clause (4) "but may not" and substitute "or may". Debate ensued. Question - put and negatived. Clause, as amended, agreed to, after debate. Clause 68 negatived. New clause On the motion of Mr Everingham the following new clause was inserted in the Bill "68. PUNISHMENT "(1) Where a member has committed a disciplinary offence (a) the Director may, as a punishment (i) reprimand the member; or (ii) impose on the member a fine not exceeding 50% of the member's weekly salary; or (b) the Appeal Board may, as a punishment (i) reduce the member for a specified period to the rank below the rank which the member holds; (ii) reduce the member to the rank below the rank which the member holds; (iii) reduce the rate of salary of the member to a rate of salary within the limits of salary fixed for the rank which the member holds; (iv) suspend the member from the Fire Service for such time as the Appeal Board specifies; (v) dismiss the member from the Fire Service; or 515
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