No. 2

 

                                                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                                                                      OF THE

 

                                                         HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

                                                                                                                                  ____________

 

 

                                                                         WEDNESDAY 3 AUGUST 1994

 

 

 1         Meeting of House

                  The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. G.M. Gunn) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

 2         Petitions Nos 16 to 19

                  The Clerk announced that the following Members had lodged Petitions for presentation:

 

                  16      Hon. H. Allison, from 600 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to permit the new Mount Gambier Prison to open and operate under the originally proposed management.

 

                  17       Mr Andrew, from 23 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to retain the South Australian Film and Video Centre.

 

                  18      Mr Condous, from 49 952 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government not to allow general Sunday trading where restrictions currently apply.

 

                  19      Mr Lewis, from 764 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to provide funding to the City of Murray Bridge Council for road repair and maintenance.

 

 3        Legislative Review Committee - Reports

                  Mr Cummins brought up the First Report, 1994 (Second Session), of the Committee.

                  Report received and read as follows:

 

                  The Legislative Review Committee has the honour to report that By-Law No. 34 of the District Council of Yankalilla relating to Moveable Signs, gazetted on 23 June 1994 and laid on the Table of this House on 2 August 1994, should be disallowed.

 

                  Mr Cummins brought up the Second Report, 1994 (Second Session), of the Committee.

                  Report received.

 

 4        Questions

                  Questions without notice were asked.

                  Ordered - That the period for asking questions without notice be extended by ten minutes.

                  Questions without notice resumed.


5         Paper

                  The following Paper was tabled:

 

                  By the Deputy Premier (Hon. S.J. Baker) -

                              Ministerial Statement - Tram Maintenance and Safety.

                   

 6        Grievance debate

                  The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

 

 7         Suspension of Standing Orders

                  The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That the Standing Orders be and remain so far suspended as to enable Government Bills to be introduced before the Address in Reply is adopted.

                  Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

 8        Financial Agreement Bill

                  The Treasurer (Hon. S.J. Baker), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to approve the 1994 Financial Agreement between the Commonwealth and the States and Territories of the Commonwealth.

                  Question put and passed.

 

                  Bill presented and read a first time.

                  The Minister moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Quirke, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

 9        Gaming Machines (Prohibition of Cross Holdings, Profit Sharing, etc.) Amendment Bill

                  The Treasurer, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Gaming Machines Act 1992.

                  Question put and passed.

 

                  Bill presented and read a first time.

                  The Minister moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Quirke, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

10       Messages from the Legislative Council

                  The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

            Standing Orders Committee, notification of appointment                                          Message No. 1

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has appointed a Standing Orders Committee consisting of the President, the Hon. K.T. Griffin (Attorney-General), the Hon. R.I. Lucas (Minister for Education and Children's Services), the Hon. C.J. Sumner and the Hon. G. Weatherill, with power to act during the recess and to confer or sit as a Joint Committee with any Standing Orders Committee of the House of Assembly.

                  Legislative Council, 2 August 1994                                                                                                           H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT

 

            Printing Committee, notification of appointment                                                                    Message No. 2

                  MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has appointed a Printing Committee consisting of the Hon. M. S. Feleppa, the Hon. J.C. Irwin, the Hon. B.S.L. Pfitzner, the Hon. A.J. Redford and the Hon. T.G. Roberts, with power to act during the recess and to confer or sit as a Joint Committee with any Printing Committee of the House of Assembly.

                  Legislative Council, 2 August 1994                                                                                                           H.P.K. Dunn, PRESIDENT


11        Address in Reply

                  Order of the Day read for the consideration of the Address in Reply:

                  Mr Andrew moved - That the following Address in Reply to Her Excellency's Opening Speech be                  adopted:

 

                  To Her Excellency, Dame Roma Mitchell, Companion of the Order of Australia, Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Governor in and over the State of South Australia and its Dependencies in the Commonwealth of Australia:

 

                  May It Please Your Excellency -

                  1.         We, the Members of the House of Assembly, express our thanks for the Speech with which Your Excellency was pleased to open Parliament.

                  2.        We assure Your Excellency that we will give our best attention to the matters placed before us.

                  3.        We earnestly join in Your Excellency's prayer for the Divine blessing on the proceedings of the Session.

                  Debate ensued.                                                                                                                                                           

                  Ordered, on motion of Mr Wade, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

12       Adjournment

                  The Minister for Health (Hon. M.H. Armitage) moved - That the House do now adjourn.

                  Debate ensued.

                  Question put and passed.

                  House adjourned at 9.36 p.m. until tomorrow at 11.00 a.m.

 

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                                                              MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

                  For Thursday 11 August 1994 

                    Notice of Motion: Private Members Bills/ Committees/ Regulations-

 

                  Mr Cummins to move - That By-Law No. 34 of the District Council of Yankalilla relating to Moveable Signs, gazetted on 23 June 1994 and laid on the Table of this House on 2 August 1994, be disallowed.

 

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                  Present during the day - All the Members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                G.M. Gunn

                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY