Speaker announces appointment of independent legal arbiter


Speaker announces appointment of independent legal arbiter

Joy Burch MLA

Speaker of the ACT Legislative Assembly
MEDIA RELEASE

19 October 2018

The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory, Ms Joy Burch MLA, today announced that she has appointed an independent legal arbiter to evaluate the documents referred for arbitration, namely Icon Water contracts with ActewAGL.

The Speaker said “In accordance with the resolution passed by the Assembly on 20 September 2018, the independent legal arbiter for this task will be the Hon Richard Refshauge”.

Once the arbiter has completed his task, in 14 days time, a copy of the arbiter’s report will be forwarded to all Members of the Assembly.

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