Member for Davenport v Minister for Environment and Conservation - Misleading

Committee Details

House of Assembly Standing Orders
50th Parliament 05/03/2002 - 20/02/2006
Reported: 2 April 2003

Committee Function

Privileges Committee – Motion re

Hon I F Evans moved – That a Privileges Committee be established to investigate whether the Minister for Environment and Conservation has deliberately misled the House in relation to his knowledge or receipt of any recommendation by a State Government agency for the establishment of a low level radioactive waste storage facility.
The Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon P F Conlon) moved, to leave out all words after “established to” and insert the following words in lieu thereof “examine the allegations set out in Hansard by the Member for Davenport on 27 March 2003 regarding the Minister for Environment and Conservation and investigate whether the Minister deliberately misled the House as therein alleged.”
Debate ensued.
Question – That the amendment be agreed to – put and passed.
Question – That the motion as amended be agreed to – put and passed.
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