Debates and Progress

First Reading

November 15, 2005
Minister's Statement and Mr. Runciman and Mr. Kormos

Second Reading

November 23, 2005
Principal Debaters:
Mr. Bryant, Ms. Pupatello, Mr. Zimmer, Mr. Runciman, Mr. Baird, Mr. Kormos

Questions and Comments:
Ms. Wynne, Mr. Arnott, Mr. Delaney

November 28, 2005
Principal Debaters:
Mrs. Mitchell, Mr. Flaherty, Mr. Prue

Questions and Comments:
Mr. Kormos, Mr. Watson, Mr. Dunlop, Mr. Milloy, Mr. Chudleigh, Ms. Di Cocco, Mr. O'Toole, Mrs. Sandals

December 7, 2005
Declared carried. Referred to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy.

December 14, 2005
Order referring the Bill to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy discharged. Referred to the Standing Committee on General Government.


Standing Committee on General Government

January 16, 2006
January 17, 2006
January 18, 2006
February 13, 2006
Reported to the House as amended. Ordered for third reading.

Third Reading

February 14, 2006
Declared carried.

Royal Assent: Thursday, February 23, 2006

Coming into force:
6. (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent.


(2) Sections 1, 4 and 5 come into force on a day to be named by proclamation of the Lieutenant Governor.