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Daily Sitting 24
Sunday, March 4, 2001.
1 o'clock p.m.
On motion of Hon. Mr. Green, seconded by Hon. Mr. Lord:
RESOLVED, that when the House adjourns at the end of this sitting day, it stand adjourned until Monday, March 5, 2001, at 8.30 o'clock a.m.
Hon. Mr. Green announced that it was the intention of the government to proceed to second reading of Bill 30 and, at the conclusion of the debate and with the agreement of the House, the House would resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole to consider Bill 30.
The Order being read for second reading of Bill 30, An Act to Ensure the Continuation of Certain Public Services in the Public Service, a debate arose thereon.
During the debate, Mr. Dubé rose on a Point of Order regarding Mr. Graham's use of the name of a Member rather than the Member's constituency or title. Mr. Graham conceded the point well taken and apologized.
And after some time due to the unavoidable absence of Mr. Speaker, Mr. Ashfield, the Deputy Speaker, took the chair.
And after some further time, Hon. Mr. E. Robichaud rose on a Point of Order regarding Mr. Richard's use of proper names. Mr. Deputy Speaker ruled the point well taken.
The debate continuing, and after some further time, Hon. Mr. E. Robichaud rose on a Point of Order regarding comments of Mr. Richard alluding that the government had ordered the doors of the Legislature closed yesterday.
Mr. Deputy Speaker requested that Mr. Richard refrain from making further comments on the matter since the Speaker had made it very clear whose decision it was to close the building.
Mr. Speaker resumed the chair.
And the debate being ended, and the question being put that Bill 30 be now read a second time, it was resolved in the affirmative.
Accordingly, Bill 30, An Act to Ensure the Continuation of Certain Public Services in the Public Service, was read a second time and ordered referred to the Committee of the Whole House.
And then, 4.11 o'clock p.m., the House adjourned.