No 3

 

VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

OF THE

 

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

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THURSDAY 3 OCTOBER 1996

 

 

1       Meeting of House

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

 

2       Postponement of business

Ordered - That Notices of Motion: Government Business Nos 1 to 4 be postponed and taken into consideration after Order of the Day: Government Business No 1.

 

3       Address in Reply

         Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Address be adopted.

         Debate resumed.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Scalzi, that the debate be further adjourned and resumed on motion.

 

4       Petitions Nos 7 to 9

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

 

7    Mr Andrew, from 7 residents of South Australia requesting that the House urge the Government to legislate to resolve the issue of obstetric indemnity insurance for medical staff.

 

8    Mr De Laine, from 1 259 residents of South Australia, requesting that the House urge the Government to ban the recreational shooting of ducks and quails.

 

9    Ms White, from 1 015 residents of South Australia requesting that the House urge the Government to install traffic lights at the intersection of Eastern Parade and Bedford Street, Wingfield.

 

5       Papers

         The following Papers were tabled:

 

By the Treasurer (Hon S J Baker) -

               Gaming Supervisory Authority - Inquiry pursuant to section 13 (1) (a) - Report, 1996

 

         By the Minister for Environment and Natural Resources (Hon D C Wotton) -

               Patawolonga Catchment Water Management Board - Report, 1995-96

               Torrens Catchment Water Management Board - Report, 1995-96.

 

6       Questions

Questions without notice were asked.

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

         Questions without notice resumed.

 

7       Grievance debate

         The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

         Debate ensued.

         Question put and passed.

 

8       Next day of sitting

The Deputy Premier moved - That the House at its rising adjourn until Tuesday 15 October at 2.00 pm.

 

9       Speaker's Statement - Educational Video

The Speaker made a statement as follows:

 

I advise the House that an educational video about Parliament is being produced by the staff of the House.

As has been discussed informally with Members it will be necessary for realistic footage to be shot from the floor of the House and accordingly during the next sitting week I have approved the following:

(a)  the bells to be rung at 1.50 pm on Tuesday 15 October and for filming to be taken from the floor of Members assembling.

(b)  the filming of the Speaker entering the Chamber and taking his place.

(c)  filming of the proceedings from the Hansard gallery.

It is also my view that brief filming of the actual proceedings will assist the House and I invite Members to agree to a suspension of Standing Order 72 to permit filming of part of question time from areas adjacent to the Table.

 

10      Suspension of Standing Orders

The Deputy Premier, without notice, moved - That Standing Order 72 be so far suspended during the next sitting week as to enable strangers to film proceedings from the vicinity of the Table for the purpose of an educational video.

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

 

11      Suspension of Standing Orders

The Deputy Premier (Hon S J Baker), without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to enable the report of the Select Committee on Petrol Multi Site Franchising to be brought up.

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

 

12      Select Committee on Petrol Multi Site Franchising

Order of the Day read for the Report of the Select Committee on Petrol Multi Site Franchising to be brought up.

Mr Caudell  brought up the Report (Paper No. 233), together with Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence.

Report received.

 

Ordered - That consideration of the report be an order of the day for Thursday 17 October.

 

13      Superannuation Funds Management Corporation of South Australia (Liability to Taxes, etc.) Amendment Bill

The Treasurer, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Superannuation Funds Management Corporation of South Australia Act 1995.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

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

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 15 October.

 

14      Lottery and Gaming (Sweepstakes) Amendment Bill

The Treasurer, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Lottery and Gaming Act 1936.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

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

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Clarke, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 15 October.

 

15      MFP Development (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development (Hon J W Olsen), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the MFP Development Act 1992.

Question put and passed.

 

         Bill presented and read a first time.

The Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

         Ordered, on motion of Mr Foley, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday 15 October.

 

16      Pulp and Paper Mill (Hundreds of Mayurra and Hindmarsh)(Council Rates) Amendment Bill

The Minister for Housing, Urban Development and Local Government Relations (Hon E S Ashenden), pursuant to notice, moved - That the Pulp and Paper Mill (Hundreds of Mayurra and Hindmarsh)(Council Rates) Amendment Bill 1996 be restored to the Notice Paper as a lapsed Bill pursuant to section 57 of the Constitution Act.

Question put and passed.

 

17      Report of the Auditor-General; and Budget Results 1995-96

Order of the Day read for the further examination in Committee of Ministers on matters contained in the Report of the Auditor-General; and Budget Results 1995-96.

 

      In Committee

 

Minister for Industry, Manufacturing, Small Business and Regional Development examined.

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The House having resumed:

Hon H Allison reported that the Committee had further examined the Ministers on matters contained in the reports referred to it and completed that examination.

 

18      Address in Reply

Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Address be adopted.

Debate resumed.

Ordered, on motion of Mr Venning, that the debate be further adjourned until Tuesday 15 October.

 

19      Adjournment

               House adjourned at 5.53 pm until Tuesday 15 October at 2.00 pm.

 

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MOTION OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

 

               For Thursday 15 October 1996

         Notices of Motion:  Other Motions-

 

Hon M D Rann to move - That this House expresses its confidence in the professionalism, integrity and independence of Mr Ken McPherson in his role as Auditor-General, an independent officer of this Parliament.

 

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         Present during the day - All Members except Mr Quirke.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                            G M Gunn

                                                                                                            SPEAKER

 

G D Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY