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Daily Sitting 24

Friday, March 31, 2000.

10.00 o'clock a.m.


Mr. Speaker drew the attention of the House to a mistake on the Order and Notice Paper; namely, that Bill 33, An Act to Amend the Prescription Drug Payment Act, should have appeared under second reading, and not under Committee of the Whole.

Mr. Carr paid tribute to the memory of the late Reg Mabey, a Progressive Conservative Member of the Legislative Assembly for the County of Sunbury (1970-1974).

Ms. Fowlie, Member for Kennebecasis, laid upon the table of the House a petition on behalf of citizens of New Brunswick urging the government to review and strengthen existing laws under the Liquor Control Act and requesting that changes be made to reflect restrictions to the licensing of exotic dancers. (Petition 4)

Mr. S. Graham rose to table a copy of the Telegraph-Journal.

Hon. Mr. E. Robichaud, rose on a Point of Order and submitted that a Private Member did not have the right to table documents.

Mr. Speaker inquired whether there was unanimous consent for the Member to table the document and unanimous consent was denied.

Hon. Mr. Green announced that it was the intention of government that following second reading, the House would resume the budget debate.

The following Bill was read the second time and ordered referred to the Committee of the Whole House:

Bill 33, An Act to Amend the Prescription Drug Payment Act.

The Order of the Day for resuming the adjourned debate on the motion (Motion 77),

That this House approves in general the budgetary policy of the government, having been read,

The debate was resumed.

And after some time, it was agreed by unanimous consent that when the House recessed at 12.30 o'clock p.m., it stood recessed until 1.30 o'clock p.m.

At 12.30 o'clock p.m., Mr. Speaker left the chair to resume again at 1.30 o'clock p.m.

1.30 o'clock p.m.

Mr. Speaker resumed the chair.

And the debate continuing,

And after some time, on motion of Hon. Mr. Green on behalf of Hon. Mr. Mesheau, the debate was adjourned over.

And then, 3.55 o'clock p.m., the House adjourned.

The following documents, having been deposited with the Clerk of the House, were deemed laid upon the table of the House pursuant to Standing Rule 39:

Documents requested in Notice of Motion 81- March 30, 2000