No. 2

 

                     VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                            OF THE

 

                       HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                       

 

 

                            WEDNESDAY 4 AUGUST 1993

 

 

 1    Meeting of House

      The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. N.T. Peterson) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

 2    Legislative Review Committee

      Mr McKee brought up the First Report, 1993 (Fifth Session) of the Legislative Review Committee.

      Report received.

 

 3    Questions

      Questions without notice were asked.

 

 4    Message from the Governor

      The following Message from the Governor was received and read:

 

      Environment Protection Bill - Recommending                        Message No. 2

      The Governor recommends to the House of Assembly the appropriation of such amounts of money as may be required for the purposes mentioned in the Environment Protection Bill 1993.

      Government House, 4 August 1993                 R.F. Mitchell, GOVERNOR

 

 5    Grievance debate

      The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

      Debate ensued.

      Question put and passed.

 

 6    Suspension of Standing Orders

      The Deputy Premier (Hon. F.T. Blevins), 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.

 

 7    Supply Bill (No. 2)

      The Treasurer (Hon. F.T. Blevins), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act for the appropriation of money from the Consolidated Account for the financial year ending on 30 June 1994.

      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 S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

 

 8    Environment Protection Bill

      The Minister of Environment and Land Management (Hon. M.K. Mayes), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the protection of the environment; to establish the Environment Protection Authority and define its functions and powers; to repeal the Beverage Container Act 1975, the Clean Air Act 1984, the Environmental Protection Council Act 1972, the Marine Environment Protection Act 1990, the Noise Control Act 1977, and the Waste Management Act 1987; to amend the Water Resources Act 1990 and the Environment, Resources and Development Court Act 1993; and for other purposes.

      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 Hon. D.C. Wotton, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

 9    Southern Power and Water Bill

      The Minister of Public Infrastructure (Hon. J.H.C. Klunder), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the delivery of electricity, water and sewerage services and for associated resource management; to establish the corporation Southern Power and Water; and for other purposes.

      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 S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

10    Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Power and Water) Bill

      The Minister of Public Infrastructure, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Builders Licensing Act 1986, the Electricity Trust of South Australia Act 1946, the Gas Act 1988, the Sewerage Act 1929, the Water Resources Act 1990 and the Waterworks Act 1932 and to repeal The Adelaide Electric Supply Company Act 1944, The Adelaide Electric Supply Company's Acts 1897 to 1931, the Electrical Workers and Contractors Licensing Act 1966, the Electricity Act 1943, the Electricity (Country Areas) Subsidy Act 1962, the Electricity Supply (Industries) Act 1963, The Electricity Trust of South Australia (Penola Undertaking) Act 1967 and the Local Electricity Undertakings (Securities for Loans) Act 1950.

      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 S.J. Baker, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

11    Paper

      The following Paper was laid on the Table:

      By the Minister of Environment and Land Management -

      Intergovernmental Agreement on the Environment - May, 1992.

 

12    Next day of sitting

      The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That the House at its rising adjourn until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

      Question put and passed.

 

13    Address in Reply

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

      Hon. D.J. Hopgood 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.

 

14    Extension of time for adjournment

      The Minister of Health, Family and Community Services (Hon. M.J. Evans) moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 p.m.

      Question put and passed.

 

15    Address in Reply

      Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

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

 

16    Postponement of business

      Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Committees/Regulations) No. 1 be a Notice of Motion for Wednesday next.

 

17    Adjournment

      House adjourned at 11.51 p.m. until tomorrow at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                                       

 

 

                       MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

For Thursday 5 August 1993

      Notices of Motion: Government Business-

 

The Premier to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to adopt the Mutual Recognition Act 1992 of the Commonwealth (and any amendments made to it before this Act commences), and to refer power to the Parliament of the Commonwealth to amend that Act, so as to enable the enactment of legislation applying uniformly throughout Australia for the recognition of regulatory standards adopted in Australia regarding goods and occupations.

 

The Minister of Health, Family and Community Services to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the care and protection of children; and for other purposes.

 

 

For Wednesday 11 August 1993

      Notice of Motion: Other Motions-

 

Mr S.G. Evans to move - That in the opinion of this House there is an urgent need for more Police resources to be made available for proper policing to be achieved in the Mitcham Hills.

 


For Wednesday 18 August 1993

      Notice of Motion: Other Motions-

 

Hon. D.C. Wotton to move - That this House urges the Government to prepare, in consultation with landowners, Local Government and the community, a regional environment management plan that recognises the unique ecological nature of Hindmarsh Island, the Murray Mouth and areas adjacent to the Coorong and that this plan be implemented as a matter of urgency.

 

                                                        

 

      Present during the day - All the Members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                  N.T. Peterson

                                                                  SPEAKER

 

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY