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Bill 15: An Act To Amend The Income Tax Act
Item 17: Second Reading Of Bills

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The Speaker Jeannie Marie-Jewell

Question has been called. All those in favour? All those opposed? Bill 15 has had second reading and accordingly the bill stands referred to a committee.

---Carried

Item 17, second reading of bills. The honourable Member for Hay River, Mr. Pollard.

Bill 15: An Act To Amend The Income Tax Act
Item 17: Second Reading Of Bills

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John Pollard Hay River

Thank you, Madam Speaker. Madam Speaker, I seek consent to proceed with second reading of Bill 17, Loan Authorization Act, 1994-95. Thank you, Madam Speaker.

Bill 15: An Act To Amend The Income Tax Act
Item 17: Second Reading Of Bills

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The Speaker Jeannie Marie-Jewell

The honourable Member is seeking consent to proceed with Bill 17. Are there any nays? There are no nays. Mr. Pollard, proceed.

Bill 17: Loan Authorization Act, 1994-95
Item 17: Second Reading Of Bills

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John Pollard Hay River

Thank you, Madam Speaker, and Members. Madam Speaker, I move, seconded by the honourable Member for Nunakput, that Bill 17, Loan Authorization Act, 1994-95, be read for the second time. Madam Speaker, this bill authorizes the Commissioner, or a Minister acting on behalf of the Commissioner, to make loans during the 1994-95 fiscal year to municipalities and boards of education. Thank you, Madam Speaker.

Bill 17: Loan Authorization Act, 1994-95
Item 17: Second Reading Of Bills

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The Speaker Jeannie Marie-Jewell

Thank you. To the principle of the bill.

Bill 17: Loan Authorization Act, 1994-95
Item 17: Second Reading Of Bills

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An Hon. Member

Question.

Bill 17: Loan Authorization Act, 1994-95
Item 17: Second Reading Of Bills

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The Speaker Jeannie Marie-Jewell

Question has been called. All those in favour? All those opposed? Bill 17 has had second reading and accordingly the bill stands referred to a committee.

---Carried

Item 17, second reading of bills. Item 18, consideration in committee of the whole of bills and other matters: Bill 1, Appropriation Act, No. 2, 1994-95; Committee Report 2-12(5), Report of the Review of the 1994-95 Main Estimates; Minister's Statement 5-12(5), Session Business; Tabled Document 1-12(5), Towards an NWT Mineral Strategy; Tabled Document 2-12(5), Building and Learning Strategy; Tabled Document, 34-12(5), Tradition and Change, A Strategy for Renewable Resource Development in the NWT, February 1994; Bill 15, An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act; and, Bill 17, Loan Authorization Act, 1994-95 -- I apologize, not bills 15 and 17 -- with Mr. Ningark in the chair.

Item 18: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters
Item 18: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters

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The Chair John Ningark

Thank you. The committee will now come to order. What is the wish of the committee? Mr. Dent.

Item 18: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters
Item 18: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters

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Charles Dent Yellowknife Frame Lake

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I would like to recommend that the committee continue on with consideration of Bill 1 and Committee Report 2-12(5) and consideration of the Department of Justice.

Item 18: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters
Item 18: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters

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The Chair John Ningark

Thank you. Mr. Pollard.

Item 18: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters
Item 18: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters

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John Pollard Hay River

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Chairman, Mr. Kakfwi is going to be away effective Monday afternoon at 5:30. So if we do get through Justice today, may I suggest we go to another department, other than Renewable Resources, as we don't want to get ourselves caught again with a Minister leaving in the middle of his budget. Thank you.

---Applause

Item 18: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters
Item 18: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters

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The Chair John Ningark

Thank you. Does the committee agree that we...

Item 18: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters
Item 18: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters

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Some Hon. Members

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Item 18: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters
Item 18: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters

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The Chair John Ningark

Order, please. We will do the Department of Justice. When we conclude, Mr. Pollard, the Government House Leader, is suggesting we go to another department. What department do we want to do if we conclude Justice? Mr. Dent.

Item 18: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters
Item 18: Consideration In Committee Of The Whole Of Bills And Other Matters

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Charles Dent Yellowknife Frame Lake

Mr. Chairman, I suggest that it be Public Works and Services.