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Appropriation (2008/09 Financial Review) Bill — First Reading

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Appropriation (2008/09 Financial Review) Bill

First Reading

Hon BILL ENGLISH (Minister of Finance) : Mr Speaker—

Hon Pete Hodgson: I raise a point of order, Mr Speaker. I notice that there appears to be no mention of inappropriate expenditure for self-drive ministerial vehicles in the bill that is front of us, and I wonder whether that means we must wait until next year for the issue to be—

Mr SPEAKER: I am at an absolute loss to understand what that point of order was about. I take a pretty dim view of it, if it was what I perceive it might have been. We will have no more of that.

Hon BILL ENGLISH: I move, That the Appropriation (2008/09 Financial Review) Bill be now read a first time.

  • Bill read a first time.