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Parliamentary record : Part I debates (19 August 1981)



Parliamentary record : Part I debates (19 August 1981)


Debates for 3rd Assembly 1980 - 1983; ParliamentNT; Parliamentary Record; 3rd Assembly 1980 - 1983




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DEBATES - Wednesday 19 August 1981 introduced but I remember actually using it myself as an inspector in about 1963. I can assure her that it works very well. It is very effective and it stands up in court. The amendments before the Assembly will strengthen those areas which we need to strengthen in respect of this particular brucellosis and tuberculosis campaign. In the matter of directing a person to seek treatment, that is beyond the province of this particular legislation. I do not recall anywhere that that power exists as far as stock inspectors or chief veterinary officers are concerned. Motion agreed to; bill read a second time. In committee: Clauses 1 to 5 agreed to. Clause 6 negatived. New clause 6: Mr STEELE: I move amendment 44.1. This is a rewording of the wording in the original bill. New clause 6 agreed to. Title agreed to. In Assembly: Bill reported; report adopted. Bill read a third time. LEAVE OF ABSENCE Mr LEO (Nhulunbuy): Mr Speaker, I seek leave of absence for this day for the honourable member-for Victoria River for reasons of ill health. Leave granted. ANNUAL LEAVE BILL (Serial 106) LONG SERVICE LEAVE BILL (Serial 107) PUBLIC HOLIDAYS BILL (Serial 108) Continued from 9 June 1981. Mr LEO (Nhulunbuy): Mr Speaker, in his second-reading speech the Chief Minister paid tribute to Mr Ted Tudor who drafted these bills. I would also like to pay tribute to the draftsman. He has done a remarkable job in interpreting Commissioner Taylor's report. There are copious amendments here but, in the main, they address themselves to some of the terms and words used in the bill. I do not think that the spirit of Commissioner Taylor's report has been 1302