Electronic Transactions (Legal Proceedings) Amendment Bill

Adjourned debate on second reading. (Continued from 28 February 2017.) The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I indicate that, while the Dignity Party does support this bill, we do have a few questions and concerns about it. We understand that this bill...

Road Traffic (Roadworks) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Dignity Party acknowledges the need for some change in the area of roadworks traffic management and also has concerns about the impact on pedestrians of detours during road and footpath works. As it currently stands, I understand...

Electoral (Funding, Expenditure and Disclosure) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I would like to take to the floor very briefly to indicate Dignity for Disability's support for the second reading of this bill and, of course, thank the Attorney-General in the other place and his staff...

Statutes Amendment (Surrogacy Eligibility) Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Can I just say that I support the bill. The Hon. G.E. GAGO: I rise today to make a short contribution to this bill. The reality is that many same-sex couples have children. Sometimes they have...

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration (Gender Identity) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I again take the floor briefly to indicate my support for this bill and all other pieces of legislation in the 'rainbow raft' of legislation, as it has become known. I am very happy to be...

Adoption (Review) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I also take the floor to lend my support to this bill, which is a bill that, amongst other things, seeks to establish a provision for the adoption of adult persons where there has been a...

Relationships Register (No 1) Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Very briefly—I do not think I can be quite as brief as the Hon. Mr Darley on this one but I will see how I go. I am very pleased to lend my support to this bill—a...

Criminal Law Consolidation (Mental Impairment) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Dignity for Disability supports this bill progressing to the committee stage but with some concerns about the mental impairment provisions in the bill. If the government could provide us with some more information to convince us...

Freedom of Information (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: I am having a succinct night tonight, and I am glad to see that my parliamentary colleagues support that. I cannot guarantee that it will last for the rest of my term, but tonight is certainly...

Surveillance Devices (Animal Welfare) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: Dignity for Disability does support the bill. I will not make a particularly lengthy contribution, as I think I explained most of our reasons last time a similar bill was before us. I would say that—given...