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Minutes of Proceedings for Meeting 25 on Wednesday 11 August 2021



Minutes of Proceedings for Meeting 25 on Wednesday 11 August 2021

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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS: Wednesday 1 1 August 2021 MrYan, Ms Fyles. Report noted. 7. MOTION: SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS AGREED TO Ms Uibo moved that so much of Standing and Sessional Orders be suspended as would prevent the passage of the Parole Amendment Bill 2021 through all stages in the August Meetings of the Assembly. Mrs Finocchiaro, Ms Fyles, Mrs Lambley, Mr Yan. Motion agreed to. 8. PAROLE AMENDMENT BILL 2021 (SERIAL 27) Ms Uibo (Attorney-General and Minister for Justice), pursuant to notice, presented a Bill for an Act to amend the Parole Act 1971. Bill read a first time. Ms Uibo moved that the Bill be read a second time, delivered a second reading speech and tabled an Explanatory Statement (Paper 292). Mr Edgington moved that the debate be adjourned. Question put and passed. 9. STATUTE LAW AMENDMENT (TERRITORY ECONOMIC RECONSTRUCTION) BILL 2021 (SERIAL 26) Resumption of debate on the question that the Bill be read a second time. Ms Moss. Debate suspended. Suspension of Meeting: The meeting of the Assembly was suspended between 12.00 and 14.00. 10. NOTICES The following notice was given: 1. Mrs Finocchiaro (Leader of the Opposition), pursuant to Standing Order 72, presented the following amended General Business Notice No 1: That this Assembly condemns the Chief Minister for his involvement in the Darwin Turf Club grandstand grant and his ongoing failure to be open, transparent and accountable with Territorians about how he and his Cabinet gave away $12m without rigorous testing or validation. Further, that this Assembly: Condemns the Chief Minister for being part of a process that was "affected by political donations" (ICAC report p4) Condemns the Chief Minister for deliberately taking a submission to Cabinet that by-passed proper process. Condemns Cabinet Ministers for approving the grant that they knew was walked in "under the arm" of the Chief Minister and did not follow proper process. 144 ^

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