No 2

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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WEDNESDAY 28 OCTOBER 1998

 

 

1       Meeting of House

The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon J K G Oswald) took the Chair and read prayers.

 

2       Legislative Review Committee - Report - First Report

Mr Condous brought up the First Report 1998 of the Committee.

         Report received.

 

3       Questions

         Questions without notice were asked.

 

4       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

         By the Minister for Government Enterprises (Hon M H Armitage) –

               Attorney-General’s Department and Department of Justice – Report, 1997-98

               Ministerial Statements –

                     Intoxication and the Criminal Law

                     Criminal Law (Undercover Operations) Act – Report, 1997-98

              

         By the Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training (Hon M R Buckby) –

               Ministerial Statement – ‘Riverlink’.

 

5       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.


 

6       Messages from the Legislative Council

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

 

         Standing Orders Committee                                                       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 (Treasurer), the Hon C A Pickles 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, 27 October 1998                                              J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

Printing Committee                                                                    Message No 2

MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has appointed a Printing Committee consisting of the Hon J S L Dawkins, the Hon A J Redford, the Hon T G Roberts, the Hon J F Stefani and the Hon C Zollo 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, 27 October 1998                                              J C Irwin, PRESIDENT

 

7       Next day of sitting

The Deputy Premier (Hon R G Kerin) moved - That the House at its rising adjourn until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

         Question put and passed.

 

8       Suspension of Standing Orders

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

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

 

9       Statutes Amendment (Mining Administration) Bill

The Minister for Primary Industries, Natural Resources and Regional Development (Hon R G Kerin), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Mining Act 1971 and the Opal Mining Act 1995.

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 Ms Hurley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

10      Stamp Duties (Share Buy-backs) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Stamp Duties Act 1923.

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 Foley, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.


 

11      Address in Reply

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

Mr McEwen moved – That the following Address in Reply to His Excellency’s Opening Speech be adopted:

To His Excellency, Sir Eric Neal, Companion of the Order of Australia, Commander of the Royal Victorian Order, 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.

 

12      Extension of time for adjournment

The Minister for Education, Children’s Services and Training moved - That the time for moving the adjournment of the House be extended beyond 10.00 pm.

Question put and passed.

 

13      Address in Reply

         Debate (interrupted by the foregoing motion) resumed.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Hamilton-Smith, that the debate be adjourned until tomorrow.

 

14      Adjournment

         House adjourned at 10.46 pm until tomorrow at 10.30 am.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            J K G Oswald

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY