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					Index to Minutes of Proceedings of Eighth Legislative Assembly
                                           Up to 16 September 1998
Acting Deputy Speaker -
    nomination by Speaker of Mr Bates                                                    5
    nomination by Speaker of Mr Gardner                                                  11
Address by Administrator                                                                 2
Address in Reply                                                                          2
Adjournment debate issues -
    Immigration review of legislation and policies, engagement Mrs Bronwyn Paddick
        to assist (Mr Brown)                                                             81
    Request for non-executives to be kept more informed by NIG (Mr Bates)                72
    Strategic planning only one of Chief Minister’s platforms (Mr Smith)                 72
- Strategic planning notice of intent to hold special meeting to consider (Mr Brown),    166
    Thanks on behalf of family Lee Robinson for rescue effort (Mr Ion-Robinson)          81
    Well wishes to Phill White and family, Rev Peter Dillon and Mrs Dillon and
        welcome to James Williamson and family (Mr Smith)                                72
Adverse media reports about Norfolk Island in the mainland press (Introduced Mr Bates/
    passed                                                                               26
Airport Terminal Building Construction (Introduced/passed Mr Smith)                      20
Bills -
    Airport Amendment Bill 1997 -
        Introduced/adjourned Mr Nobbs                                                    61
        Resumption/negatived                                                             71
    Airport Amendment Bill 1998 -
        Introduced Mr Smith/adjourned                                                    84
        Resumption Mr Smith/amended/passed                                               118
        Message 127, Assent Administrator                                                124
    Appropriation Bill 1997 -
        Giving of notice of intention to introduce next sitting (Minister for Finance
            & Strategic Planning)                                                        5
        Introduced/adjourned Mr Smith                                                    12
        Resumption/passed                                                                15
        Message 114, Recommendation to enact (Administrator)                             12
        Message 116, Assent by Administrator                                             19
    Appropriation Bill 1998 -
        Message 128, Recommendation to enact (Administrator)                             124
        Introduced Mr Robertson/adjourned                                                124
        Motion to direct executive member to amend Bill (Introduced Mr Adams/passed)     129
        Message 131, Recommendation from Administrator to amend Bill                     131
        Resumption (Mr Robertson)/amended/passed                                         131
        Message 132, Assent Administrator                                                137
    Bookmakers Bill 1997 -
        Introduced/adjourned (Mr Brown)                                                  61
        Resumption/adjourned (Mr Brown)                                                  70
        Resumption/adjourned (Mr Brown)                                                  80
        Discharged from Notice Paper                                                     117
    Bookmakers Bill 1998 -
        Introduced/adjourned Mr Brown                                                    117
        Resumption (Mr Brown)/amended/passed                                             132
        Message 132, assent Administrator                                                137
    Building Amendment Bill 1997 -
        Introduced/adjourned Mr Ion-Robinson                                             21
        Resumption/passed                                                                29
        Message 118, Assent by Administrator                                             33
    Cascade Cliff Loan Bill 1998 -
        Message 129, Recommendation to enact (Administrator)                             125
        Declaration of urgency by Business Committee                                     125
        Introduced/adjourned/passed (Mr Robertson)                                       125
        Message 130, Assent Administrator                                                131
    Court of Petty Sessions Amendment Bill 1998
                                 2
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                                                 Up to 10 June 1998
     Introduced Mr Brown/adjourned                                   146
     Resumption/amended/passed                                       160
     Message 136, Assent Administrator                               169
  Criminal Law Amendment Bill 1998 -
     Introduced Mr Brown/adjourned                                   152
  Crown Lands Amendment Bill 1997 -
     Introduced/adjourned Mr Ion-Robinson                            35
     Resumption/passed                                               48
     Message 120, Reservation for Governor-General                   51
     Message 122, Assent Governor-General                            57
  Customs Amendment Bill 1998 -
     Introduced Mr Smith/adjourned                                   78
     Resumption Mr Smith/adjourned                                   85
     Resumption Mr Smith/amended/passed                              119
     Message 135, Assent Administrator                               150
  Dangerous Drugs Amendment Bill 1997
     Introduced Mr Ion-Robinson/adjourned                            53
     Resumption/passed                                               63
     Message 123, Reservation Governor-General                       67
     Message 124, Assent Governor-General                            76
  Dangerous Drugs Amendment Bill 1998 -
     Introduced Mr Brown/adjourned                                   84
     Resumption Mr Brown/amended/passed                              119
     Message 127, Reservation Governor-General                       124
     Message 133, Assent Governor-General                            137
  Firearms Bill 1997 -
     Introduced/adjourned Mr Ion-Robinson                            28
     Resumption/adjourned Mr Ion-Robinson                            37
     Resumption/amended/passed                                       43
     Message 120, Assent by Administrator                            51
  Firearms Amendment Bill 1997 -
     Introduced/adjourned Mr Ion-Robinson                            53
     Resumption/passed                                               61
     Message 123, Assent Administrator                               67
  Firearms Amendment Bill 1998 -
     Introduced Mr Ion-Robinson/adjourned                            78
     Resumption Mr Ion-Robinson/adjourned                            85
     Resumption Mr Ion-Robinson/adjourned                            146
     Resumption Mr Ion-Robinson/adjourned                            165
  Firearms Amendment Bill 1998 -Opportunity for Community Comment    165
  Gaming Bill 1997 -
     Introduced/adjourned (Mr Brown)                                 60
     Resumption/adjourned (Mr Brown)                                 70
     Discharged from Notice Paper                                    80
  Gaming Bill 1998 -
     Introduced Mr Brown/adjourned                                   80
     Resumption Mr Brown/amended/passed                              86
     Message 126, Assent Administrator                               114
  Gaming Supervision Bill 1998 -
     Introduced Mr Brown/adjourned                                   80
     Resumption Mr Brown/amended/passed                              100
     Message 126, Assent Administrator                               114
  Greenwich University Bill 1998 -
     Introduced Mr Smith/adjourned                                   151
  Healthcare Amendment Act 1997, Message 112, Assent Administrator   2
  Healthcare Amendment No. 2 Bill 1997 -
     Introduced Mr Brown/adjourned                                   53
     Resumption/passed                                               62
     Message 123, Assent Administrator                               67
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                                                 Up to 10 June 1998
  Healthcare Amendment No. 3 Bill 1997 -
     Introduced/adjourned Mr Brown                                                     62
     Resumption/amended/passed                                                         71
     Message 124, Assent Administrator                                                 76
  Healthcare Levy Amendment Bill 1997 -
     Introduced/adjourned (Mr Brown)                                                   61
     Resumption/passed                                                                 71
     Message 124, Assent Administrator                                                 76
  Healthcare Levy Amendment (No. 2) Bill 1998
     Introduced Mr Brown/adjourned                                                     145
     Resumption/passed                                                                 151
     Message 136, Assent Administrator                                                 169
  Immigration Amendment Bill 1997 -
     Declaration of urgency by Business Committee                                      28
     Introduced/adjourned Mr Brown                                                     28
     Resumption/amended Mr Brown/passed                                                36
     Message 121, assent by Administrator                                              51
  Land Administration Fees Amendment Bill 1997
     Introduced/adjourned Mr Ion-Robinson                                              21
     Resumption/passed                                                                 29
     Message 118, Assent by Administrator                                              33
  Land Administration Fees Amendment Bill 1998
     Introduced Mr Smith/adjourned                                                     138
     Resumption Mr Smith/passed                                                        146
     Message 135, Assent Administrator                                                 150
  Land Titles Amendment Bill 1997 -
     Introduced/adjourned Mr Ion-Robinson                                              21
     Resumption/passed                                                                 29
     Message 118, Reservation Governor-General                                         33
     Message 122, Assent Governor-General                                              57
  Liquor Amendment Bill 1998 -
     Introduced Mr Brown/adjourned                                                     83
     Resumption Mr Brown/passed                                                        117
     Message 127, Assent Administrator                                                 124
  Lotteries and Fund Raising Amendment Bill 1997 -
     Introduced/adjourned (Mr Brown)                                                   61
     Resumption/adjourned (Mr Brown)                                                   70
     Resumption/adjourned (Mr Brown)                                                   80
     Resumption/adjourned (Mr Brown)                                                   111
     Resumption/amended/passed                                                         127
     Message 130, Assent Administrator                                                 131
  Official Survey Amendment Bill 1997 -
     Introduced/adjourned Mr Ion-Robinson                                              35
     Resumption/passed                                                                 42
     Message 120, Reservation for Governor-General                                     51
     Message 122, Assent Governor-General                                              57
  Public Reserves Act, 1997, Message 113 Assent Governor-General                       3
  Public Reserves (Consequential Provisions) Act 1997, Message 113, Assent Governor-
     General                                                                           3
  Roads Amendment Bill 1997
     Introduced Mr Ion-Robinson/passed (urgent Bill)                                   39
     Message 120, Reservation for Governor-General                                     51
     Message 122, Assent Governor-General                                              57
  Roads Amendment Bill 1998 -
     Introduced Mr Ion-Robinson/adjourned                                              117
     Resumption Mr Ion-Robinson/passed                                                 127
     Message 130, reservation Governor-General                                         131
     Message 134, Assent Governor-General                                              142
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                                                 Up to 10 June 1998
   Road Traffic Amendment Bill 1998 -
      Introduced Mr Brown/adjourned (corrigendum - insert on page 78)
      Resumption Mr Brown/adjourned                                     85
      Message 127, Assent Administrator                                 124
      Resumption Mr Brown/passed                                        122
   Road Traffic Amendment (No. 2) Bill 1998 -
      Introduced Mr Brown/adjourned                                     145
      Resumption/amended/passed                                         152
      Message 136, Assent Administrator                                 169
   Road Traffic Amendment No. 2 Bill 1997
      Introduced Mr Brown/adjourned                                     53
      Resumption/passed                                                 62
      Message 123, Assent Administrator                                 67
   Subdivision Amendment Bill 1997 -
      Introduced/adjourned Mr Ion-Robinson                              35
      Resumption/passed                                                 43
      Message 120, Reservation for Governor-General                     51
      Message 122, Assent Governor-General                              57
   Supplementary Appropriation No. 2 Bill 1997
      Introduced/adjourned Mr Smith                                     12
      Resumption/passed                                                 15
      Message No. 115, Recommendation to enact (Administrator)          12
      Message No. 116, Assent by Administrator                          19
   Supplementary Appropriation No. 3 Bill 1997
      Message 117, Recommendation to enact by Administrator             26
      Introduced/adjourned (Mr Smith)                                   27
      Resumption/passed                                                 35
      Message No. 119, Assent by Administrator                          41
   Telecommunications Amendment Bill 1998 -
      Introduced Mr Smith/adjourned                                     117
      Resumption Mr Robertson/passed                                    126
      Message 130, Assent Administrator                                 131
   Trees Bill 1997
      Introduced/adjourned Mr Ion-Robinson                              28
      Resumption/adjourned (Mr Ion-Robinson                             37
      Resumption/amended/passed                                         46
      Message 120, Assent by Administrator                              51
Broad based consumption tax -
   Introduced Mr Robertson/adjourned (Mr Bates)                         137
   Resumption Mr Bates/adjourned                                        146
Building Ordinance 1967, appointment of Member to Building Board        8
Business Committee, appointment of Members to                           7
   Committee - Introduced (Mr Brown)/passed                             8
Cascade Cliff Project -
   Introduced Mr Smith/amended Mr Buffett/adjourned Mr Smith            52
   Resumption Mr Robertson/passed                                       62
Committee of Privileges, appointment of Members to (Mr Bates)           7
Condolences -
   Hessie Quintal                                                       168
   John McPhail                                                         168
   Jason Daniel Richards                                                168
   Vincent, Thomas William                                              148
   Yager, Elva Mabel                                                    148
   Christian, Sidney Charles Wallen                                     148
   Saint, Terence John                                                  5
   Laing, Betty Leonora                                                 24
   Schmitz, Rosemarie Ann                                               24
   Buffett, Moresby                                                     24
   Zeilstra, Cornelis                                                   24
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   Buffett, Adele Fay                                                                     24
   Diana, Princess of Wales                                                               31
   Buffett, Ruth                                                                          31
   Christian, Hagar Louise                                                                49
   Capper, Frank Ernest                                                                   49
   Chubb, Arthur                                                                          49
   Henderson, Merv                                                                        49
   Nebauer, Irene Mabel Amelia                                                            55
   Semple, Eric Roy                                                                       55
   Quintal, Lillian Joyce                                                                 64
   Swynenburg, Maria Huberdina Wilhelmina                                                 64
   Hattersley, Benjamin                                                                   64
   Winner, Arthur Frank                                                                   73
   Cavill, Richard Allan                                                                  73
   Palmer, Amy Beryl                                                                      73
   Robinson, Lee                                                                          73
   Ongheen, Mavis                                                                         73
   Hickey, Michael Reford                                                                 112
   Ryding, Harry Myrven                                                                   140
   Scott, Esme Ruth                                                                       140
   Jackson, Humphrey David                                                                140
   Harkness, Keith                                                                        140
   Burgess, William Norman                                                                140
   Woods, Charles Douglas                                                                 135
   Trebilco AO DFC, Air Vice Marshall Raymond                                             130
Customs duty exemption
   policy, request for more equitable arrangement (Introduced by leave Mr Nobbs/passed)   144
   Applications from N.I. Country Music Association re marquee hire and
   NIGTB re carry bags (Introduced/passed Mr Robertson)                                   124
   On goods imported into Island for or in connection with the Cascade Cliff (Mr Smith)   142
   (Introduced/passed Mr Robertson)                                                       124
Deputy Speaker, election                                                                  2
Employment Act 1988, Appointment of member of the Employment Conciliation
   Board (Introduced Mr Robertson/passed)                                                 58
Executive Offices -
   Number and designations                                                                3
   Appointments to                                                                        3
      for period 1 to 31.12.97 (Mr Smith)                                                 82
      for period 31 May 1997 to 31 October 1997                                           123
Government Business Enterprises Budget 1998/99 - submissions to be provided to all
   members and Assembly to approve (Introduced Mr Adams/passed)                           138
Healthcare Act 1989, appointment of Member to Healthcare Claims Committee                 8
Hospital Board,
   appointment of Alison Ryves and John Hughes (Introduced Mr Brown/passed)               41
   re-appointment John Duke and Kevin Periera and appointment Beryl Robertson
      and Reginald Stevens                                                                138
House Bulletin to keep electorate informed -
   Introduced Mr Bates/Adjourned Mr Brown                                                 9
   Resumption Mr Brown/amended Mr Buffett/passed                                          16
   Statement by Mr Bates                                                                  25
House Committee, appointment of Members to (Mr Gardner)                                   7
Immigration Act 1980 -
   Determination of General Entry Permit Quota for period 20 August 1997 to 13
      February 1998 (Introduced/amended/passed Mr Brown)                                  27
   Reappointment of members of the Immigration Committee (Introduced Mr
      Brown/passed                                                                        116
   Variation of instrument under subsection 21(1) (Introduced Mr Brown/passed)            115
   Determination of general entry permit quota for period 14.2.98 to 13.2.99
      (Introduced Mr Brown/passed)                                                        70
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   Variation of instrument relating to General Entry Permit Quota (Introduced Mr
      Brown/passed)                                                                               57
   Appeal provisions, recommendation to amend (Introduced Mr Nobbs/                               70
Immigration Committee, appointment of Member of the Assembly to the Immigration
   Committee - Introduced Mr Brown/passed                                                         9
Immigration, Amendment of General Guide to Immigration into Norfolk Island
   (Introduced/amended Mr Brown/passed)                                                           19
Indigenous people of Norfolk Island -
   Introduced Mr Ion-Robinson/adjourned                                                           8
   Resumption Mr Smith/adjourned Mr Ion-Robinson                                                  13
   Resumption/adjourned Mr Ion-Robinson                                                           16
   Resumption/withdrawn by leave                                                                  34
Leave of absence -
   Mr Buffett and Mr Bates                                                                        11
   Mr Adams -                                                                                     14
                                                                                                  39
                                                                                                  112
   Mr Robertson                                                                                   24
                                                                                                  82
                                                                                                  148
   Mr Smith                                                                                       123
   Mr Buffett                                                                                     24
Medivac Service provided by RAAF, expression of appreciation (Introduced Mr Bates/
   amended Mr Brown/passed)                                                                       34
Native Title Act (Clwth) - Deletion of reference to Norfolk Island
   Introduced Mr Nobbs/adjourned Mr Smith                                                         13
   Resumption/passed                                                                              16
Norfolk Island’s Relationship to the Commonwealth of Australia (Introduced Mr
   Ion-Robinson/amended Mr Brown/adjourned Mr Bates)                                              67
   Resumption/amended/passed                                                                      79
Norfolk Island meat situation, review -
   Introduced Mr Adams, adjourned                                                                 67
   Resumption Mr Adams/passed                                                                     79
Norfolk Island National Park and Botanic Garden Advisory Committee, appointment
   of Peter Martin Davidson to Committee (Introduced Mr Ion-Robinson/passed)                      33
Strategic Planning -
   Norfolk Island Strategic Plan - tabled/adjourned (Mr Smith)                                    114
       Resumption/adjourned                                                                       126
       Resumption/debate concluded                                                                132
Strategic Planning - Adoption of Strategic Plan                                                   170
   Introduced Mr Brown/amended Mr Nobbs/amendment withdrawn/passed                                171
Strategic Planning - Senior Management Positions in the Public Service                            171
   Introduced Mr Brown/amended negatived Mr Nobbs/passed
Strategic Planning - Recruitment and appointment of Senior Management
       Positions in the Public Service                                                            171
   Introduced Mr Brown/amended Mr Nobbs/amended Mr Adams passed                                   173
Strategic Planning - Drafting of legislation to restructure the Administration
        of Norfolk Island
   Introduced Mr Brown/amended Mr Nobbs/passed                                                    173
       Strategic Review Report - tabled/adjourned (Mr Smith)                                      114
       Resumption/adjourned                                                                       126
   Motions to adopt Strategic Plan (amended version), determine and fill senior management
       positions in Public Service, to legislate to restructure the Public Service and to consider
       appropriate amendments to the Strategic Review Recommendations (Mr Brown)                  166
Oaths/affirmations                                                                                1, 2
Papers -
   Administration policy & guidelines
       circular 5.1.2 re tenders (Mr Smith)                                                       135
       circular 4.7 re use of Administration plant & equipment out of hours (Mr Robertson) 130
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  Airport Amendment Regulations 1998                                                       123
  Airport Terminal Redevelopment Project -                                                 137
     tender evaluations                                                                    39
     Progress Report No. 4 from Arrow International
  Annual Report Norfolk Island Administration 1996/97 (Mr Smith)                           113
  Army exercise Wallaby Moon II (Mr Smith)                                                 137
  Asian Paper Wasp, Report on options for management                                       65
  Audit Report (Independent) Norfolk Island Hospital Enterprise year ended 30 June
     1997                                                                                  56
  Audit Report (Independent) Norfolk Island Administration year ended 30 June 1997         56
  Birds Protection Amendment Regulations 1998 (Mr Ion-Robinson)                            113
  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Far Eastern Department, letter from Clive
     Alderton to Mr Ion-Robinson                                                           67
  Burnt Pine Upgrade forecasts and actual expenses (Mr Robertson)                          136
  Cascade Cliff stabilisation project -
     Proposed terms of the arrangement between NIG Federal Government (Mr Gardner)         62
     Letter Administrator to Chief Minister 11.2.98                                        66
     Letter Federal Minister to Chief Minister 10.2.98                                     66
     Media release by Commonwealth re federal loan for project                             66
  Commonwealth Grants Commission -
     Draft Report                                                                          15
     Final Report                                                                          32
     Motion - That the House take note of the paper - debated and passed                   54
  Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference Mauritius September 1997, Data & Sessional
  Papers                                                                                   41
  Crown Lands Act 1996, criteria for granting leases
  Cultural Affairs Adviser, trip report Yves Corbell on visit to Island                    65
  Customs Act 1913 - exemptions from duty under section 2B(2) (Mr Smith)                   168
  Dangerous Drugs Amendment Regulations 1998 (Mr Brown)                                    135
  Education (Greenwich University) Regulations 1998 (Mr Smith)                             136
  Executive Members’ Advance, expenditure charged to (Mr Smith)                            136
  Federal Budget for Norfolk Island (Mr Smith)                                             113
  Financial Indicators -
     April 1997 (Mr Smith)                                                                 6
     May 1997                                                                              11
     June 1997                                                                             18
     July 1997                                                                             25
     August 1997                                                                           32
     September 1997                                                                        40
     October 1997                                                                          50
     December 1997                                                                         65
     January and February 1998                                                             74
     March 1998                                                                            82
     May 1998                                                                              123
     April 1998                                                                            113
     For year ended 30 June 1998 and revenue Fund’s financial results (Mr Smith)           141
     August 1998                                                                           149
  Financial Statements Norfolk Island Administration to 30 June 1997 (Mr Smith)            66
  Firearms pamphlet mail drop by Office of Administrator (Mr Ion-Robinson)                 150
  Firearms correspondence on issue of Norfolk Island’s purported support for adoption of
  uniform gun legislation                                                                  150
  Geotechnical Assessment Cascade Cliff Safety Project prepared by SMEC (Mr
     Robertson)                                                                            123
  Goods and Services Tax, discussion paper (Mr Smith)                                      11
  Government Business Enterprises
     overtime details (Mr Smith)                                                           141
     budget 1998/99 budget proposals (Mr Smith)                                            136
  Head of Trust Fund “Suspense Account”, direction given by Mr Smith to
     Finance Manager                                                                       27
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   Hospital Enterprise,
     directions to Director by executive member (Mr Brown)                               141
                                                                                         136
   Immigration Act 1980 -
      Report to Assembly under ss 34(2) re declarations of residency                     65
      residential status report of Norfolk Island residents (Mr Brown)                   130
   Inbound Passenger Statistics -
      April 1997 (Mr Robertson)                                                          6
      May 1997                                                                           11
      June 1997                                                                          18
      July 1997 (Mr Smith)                                                               25
      August 1997 (Mr Robertson)                                                         32
      September 1997 (Mr Robertson)                                                      40
      October 1997                                                                       50
      November 1997 (Mr Robertson)                                                       56
      January 1998 (Mr Robertson)                                                        66
      February 1998                                                                      74
      March 1998                                                                         82
      April 1998 (Mr Robertson)                                                          113
      May 1998 (Mr Robertson)                                                            123
      July 1998 (Mr Robertson)                                                           141
      June 1998 (Mr Robertson)                                                           136
      August 1998 (Mr Smith)                                                             149
   Internet Working Group (Mr Smith)                                                     137
   KAVHA Conservation Program 1997/98                                                    18
   Land Administration Fees Regulations 1997 (Mr Smith)                                  14
   Land Administration Fees Regulations 1998 (Mr Smith)                                  149
   Legal Aid Act 1995 - report by executive member for 6 months ended 30.6.97            40
      (Mr Brown)
   Liquor Bond Operations                                                                141
                                                                                         148
   Norfolk Island Central School -
       Consultative Committee 1996/97 Report on Alternative Methods of Management
       for the N.I. Central School                                                       25
       1996/97 Annual Report and 1997 Management Plan                                    65
   Norfolk Island Strategic Plan and Norfolk Island Strategic Review Report (Mr Smith)   114
   Norfolk Jet FOC Report                                                                70
   Provident Account financial statements for year ended 30 June 1998 (The Chair)        150
   Public Moneys Act, Suspensed funds (Mr Smith)                                         136
   Road Traffic (General) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 1998 (Mr Brown)                  149
   Road Traffic (General) Amendment (No. 3) Regulations 1998 (Mr Brown)                  168
   Road Traffic (Fees) Amendment Regulations 1998 (Mr Brown)                             149
   Tenders dealt with by tender board (Mr Smith)                                         135
Petitions -
   Residents Bumboras Road                                                               73
Planning Board - Appointment of Mr Nobbs to (Introduced/
   passed Mr Ion-Robinson)                                                               15
Plant and Fruit Disease Act 1959, recommendation to amend section 21
   Introduced Mr Adams/adjourned                                                         67
   Resumption Mr Adams/amended/passed                                                    79
Post Entry Quarantine screenhouse, installation of -
   Introduced Mr Adams/adjourned                                                         69
   Resumption Mr Adams/amended/passed                                                    79
       project (Introduced Mr Smith/negatived)                                           142
   St. John Ambulance resuscitation manikin (Introduced Mr Smith/passed)                 143
   Banyan Park Playcentre fencing and flashing (Introduced Mr Smith/passed)              143
   Norfolk Island Data Service, computers for NIGTB (Introduced Mr Smith/passed)         144
Public Gallery -
   Ms Meskell                                                                            18
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   Mr Chris Sidoti, Commonwealth Human Rights Commissioner                                      55
   Mr Rasmus Kieffer, Assistant to Mr Chris Sidoti                                              55
   Mr Gordon Williams                                                                           55
   Year 6 pupils N.I. Central School                                                            73
Public Sector RemunerationTribunal -
       Determination No. 1 of 1997 (Mr Smith)                                                   6
       Determinations No. 2, 3 and 4 of 1997 (Mr Smith)                                         32
       Letter of explanation from Tribunal re. Determination No. 4/1997 (Mr Smith)              32
       Letter of explanation from Tribunal re. Determination No. 2/1997 (Mr Smith)              40
       Determination No. 5 of 1997 and reasons for decision (Mr Brown)                          50
       Determination No. 6 of 1997 and letter of clarification from Tribunal dated
              15.6.98 (Mr Smith)                                                                130
       Re appointment of Tribunal - Trevor Morling (Mr Smith)                                   169
Retirement Village concept, Loretta Byers Report -
       Tabled/noted/adjourned Mr Nobbs                                                          74
       Resumption on paper be noted/passed                                                      84
       Motion to establish two committees to progress concept (Introduced Mr Nobbs/
              passed                                                                            84
Public Service Act 1979 -
   appointment of Charrise Clarke to the Board (Introduced/passed Mr Smith)                     27
   Recommendation to appoint Ivens Francois Buffett Chief
       Administrative Officer, recommendation to appoint (Introduced/passed Mr Smith)           22
   Recommendation to appoint person to act as Chief
       Administrative Officer (Introduced/passed Mr Smith)                                      22
   Re-appointment of members to the Public Service Board (Introduced Mr Smith by
       leave/passed)                                                                            145
Public Service Board, appointment of Members (Introduced Mr Smith/passed)                       77
Questions on Notice, answers to
   No. 1, 2 and 3                                                                               5
   No. 4                                                                                        14
   Nos 5, 7 and 8                                                                               24
   Nos 6, 9, 10, 11 and 12                                                                      32
   No. 13                                                                                       39
   Nos 14 and 15                                                                                56
   Nos 16 to 19 and 21                                                                          65
   Nos 20 and 22                                                                                74
   No. 23                                                                                       82
   No. 24                                                                                       112
   Nos 25, 27, 28                                                                               135
   Nos 26 and 29                                                                                142
   No. 30                                                                                       149
Referendum Act 1964 -
   Referendum on Commonwealth’s Proposal to introduce legislation in relation to voting
       and election rights of Australian citizens for the Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly
       (Introduced Mr Smith/amended Mr Buffett/passed)                                          115
   Resolution to conduct a referendum on world heritage listing (Introduced Mr Ion-
       Robinson/passed                                                                          77
   Speaker to direct referendum on Commonwealth’s proposal in relation to voting and
       election rights of Australian citizens on Norfolk Island Introduced Mr
       Adams/adjourned                                                                          76
       Resumption Mr Adams/passed                                                               85
       Motion determining question to be asked at referendum (Introduced
           Mr Adams/passed)                                                                     85
Return to Writ                                                                                  1
Road Traffic (General) Amendment Regulations 1998                                               123
Sea Installations Act 1987 (Clwth), Nomination of Member
   to be representative (Introduced/passed Mr Ion-Robinson)                                     9
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Self-government processes, to progress -
   Introduced Mr Nobbs/adjourned                                                         116
   Resumption Mr Nobbs/passed                                                            126
Social Services Act 1980 -
   Appointment of Patricia Anderson, Patricia Buffett and Thomas Lloyd (Introduced Mr
       Brown/passed)                                                                     42
   Appointment of Member to Norfolk Island Social Services Board -
       (Introduced/passed Mr Brown)                                                      8
Speaker, election                                                                        2
Standing Orders Committee, appointment of Members to (Mr Ion-Robinson)                   7
Statements -
   Accountability of Administration in management of its affairs, response to question
       from Mr Nobbs (Mr Robertson)                                                      123
   Administration plant and equipment, terms and conditions for out of hours
       use                                                                               130
   Administrative Arrangements 8th Legislative Assembly (Mr Smith)                       6
   Administration tendering process including tender for removal old terminal building
       response to question from Mr Nobbs (Mr Robertson)                                 124
   Airport Terminal Upgrade, completion Stage 1                                          83
   Army Worm control (Mr Ion-Robinson)                                                   113
   Burnt Pine Upgrade-                                                                   136
       Kerbing machinery (Mr Nobbs)                                                      66
       timetable for completion of Stage 1, including sealing                            67
       Costs as at 18 March 1998 (Mr Robertson)                                          75
       Costs as at 5 October 1998 (Mr Robertson)                                         169
       Stage 1a complete, stage 1b commenced (Mr Robertson)                              83
   Cascade Cliff stabilisation project -
       Visit of engineers to assess (Mr Robertson)                                       57
       Commonwealth agreement to fund $3M (M Smith)                                      66
   Caterpillar Electricity Generator, arrived by RAAF Hercules (Mr Smith)                83
   Constitutional -
       Convention (Election) Bill 1997 (Clwth) (Mr Smith)                                12
       Position of Norfolk Island (Mr Ion-Robinson)                                      150
   CPA Conference Melbourne 1997-
       attendance by Mr Nobbs                                                            12
       report on attendance by Mr Nobbs                                                  14
   Electoral issue, Commonwealth proposal to change our electoral laws - report on
       NIG delegation’s visit to Canberra to speak Federal Minister (Mr Smith)           75
   Electricity usage and possible savings (Mr Nobbs)                                     131
   Energyfirst (Mr Nobbs)                                                                136
   Firearms pamphlet mail drop by Office of Administrator (Mr Ion-Robinson)              150
   Hospital Enterprise -
       Visit of diabetes consultant                                                      57
       Resignation of Dr King                                                            57
   Immigration Committee, regularity of meetings and composition of Committee
       (Mr Brown)                                                                        56
   Inbound passenger statistics, request for clarification re Melbourne passengers       66
   Norfolk Jet Express,
       change in schedules                                                               113
       future operations (Mr Robertson)                                                  130
   Offshore Finance Centre, feasibility study (Mr Smith)                                 12
   Post Office Box outside Foodlands Mall (Mr Smith)                                     142
   Referendum
       World Heritage Listing - letter to Senator Hill on results (Mr Smith)             113
       Electoral issues (Mr Smith)                                                       142
                                                                                         136
   Retirement village project (Mr Nobbs)                                                 131
   Social Services, revision of policy and Act (Mr Brown)                                142
   Telecommunication matters, meetings held by Chief Minister in Sydney/Melbourne        83
                                 11
Index to Minutes of Proceedings of Eighth Legislative Assembly
                                                 Up to 10 June 1998
   Telecom off-peak telephone rates (Mr Smith)                                             142
   Third party motor vehicle insurance (Mr Brown)                                          12
   Tourism Ministers Council, attendance by Mr Robertson                                   113
   Tourist Accommodation (Mr Robertson)                                                    6
   Travel Show/ATE Melbourne; attendance by Mr Robertson                                   11
   Veteran Affairs Programmes for returned soldiers on the Island                          169
   World Heritage listing KAVHA (Mr Buffett)                                               83
   Airline situation, status report (Mr Robertson)                                         14
   Asia-Pacific Parliamentarians’ Conference on Environment and Development
       (Mr Bates)
   Commonwealth Grants Commission Draft Report on Norfolk Island (Mr Smith)                15
   Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur attendance by Min for Sport (Mr Robertson)           169
   Tourist Bureau -
       Composition of Board from 1.7.97 (Mr Robertson)                                     19
       appointment Mr Goldsworthy, Mrs Grant, Mr Sills (Mr Robertson)                      124
   Chief Administrative Officer, appointment (Mr Smith)                                    19
   Planning Board activities (Mr Nobbs)                                                    19
   Norfolk Island National Park, Parks Australia 1997/98 budget (Mr Ion-Robinson)          25
   Island Industries application to renew its lease of the crusher site (Mr Smith)         25
   Annual Reports, progress with production (Mr Smith)                                     25
   Internet, public survey on availability (Mr Smith)                                      25
   Mobile phone system (Mr Smith)                                                          25
   Public Sector Remuneration Tribunal (Mr Smith)                                          25
   Dumping of waste material at Norfolk Island Airport (Mr Smith)                          26
   Airport redevelopment, progress report (Mr Smith)                                       33
   Talks in Sydney between Chief Minister Mr George Smith and the Federal Minister
       Mr Warwick Smith                                                                    33
   Federal Minister, appointment of Mr Alexander Somlyay (Mr Smith)                        40
   Tender processes - policy re Gazettal of results (Mr Smith)                             40
   Legality of using satellite technology as opposed to a fixed line to distribute radio
       signals on the Island (Mr Smith)                                                    51
   New local business initiatives to compliment tourism (Mr Nobbs)                         51
   New business initiatives by non residents & benefit to Island (Mr Nobbs)                169
   Immigration quota (Mr Brown)
   Hospital running costs, need to consider increasing charges (Mr Brown)                  51
   Petition from Bumboras Road residents (Mr Smith)                                        75

Supreme Court Act 1960 - Appointment of Ivens Buffett for the purposes of
   subsection 23(1) (Introduced Mr Brown/passed)                                           41
Tourist Accommodation (Ownership) Act 1989, Assembly to consider application relating
   to a non-resident owner -
       Mesdames P Multon and J Verner (Introduced Mr Robertson/passed)                     58
       Mr D McKay and Mrs E McKay (Introduced Mr Robertson/passed)                         59
Tourist Accommodation (Ownership) Act 1989, Direction by Assembly to executive member
   to deal with the application under the Tourist Accommodation Act 1984 -
       Mesdames P Multon and J Verner (Introduced Mr Gardner/passed)                       59
       Mr D McKay and Mrs E McKay (Introduced Mr Gardner/passed)                           60
Tourist Bureau Audit Report year ending 30.6.97 (Mr Robertson)                             6
   Travel expenditure Assembly and other revenue funded entities etc 1.11.97
       to 30.4.98 (Mr Smith)                                                               112
Trimark Industries, letter to them from CAO 5 December 1997 re kerbing machinery           66
Virement of funds -                                                                        11
       Virement of funds up to 30 June 1997 (Mr Smith)                                     32
       Virement of funds (Mr Smith)                                                        50
                                                                                           65
                                                                                           82
Waste Management Report January 1998, draft (Mr Ion-Robinson)                              74
Water catchment, assistance to private landholders (Introduced Mr Adams/adjourned)         69
Waters surrounding Norfolk Island (Introduced Mr Nobbs/passed)                             76

				
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